AMD A6-9225 vs A6-8500P

AMD A6-9225
AMD A6-8500P

General info

Comparing A6-9225 and A6-8500P processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
AMD Bristol Ridge
 
AMD Carrizo
Achitecture codename
Stoney Ridge
 
Carrizo
Release date
1 June 2018
 
3 June 2015

Technical specs

A6-9225 and A6-8500P quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of A6-9225 and A6-8500P performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
2
 
2
Maximum frequency
3 GHz
 
3 GHz
L1 cache
160 KB
 
n/d
L2 cache
1 MB
 
1024 KB
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Die size
124.5 mm2
 
n/d
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
 
90 °C
Transistor count
1200 Million
 
3100 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on A6-9225 and A6-8500P compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Socket
BGA
 
FP4
Power consumption (TDP)
10-15 Watt
 
15 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A6-9225 and A6-8500P. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
-
 
+
FMA
-
 
FMA4
AVX
-
 
AVX
FRTC
-
 
+
FreeSync
-
 
+
TrueAudio
-
 
+
PowerNow
-
 
+
PowerGating
-
 
+
Out-of-band client management
-
 
+
VirusProtect
-
 
+
HSA
-
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A6-9225 and A6-8500P are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+
IOMMU 2.0
-
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by A6-9225 and A6-8500P.
Supported memory types
n/d
 
Not Listed
Max memory channels
n/d
 
2

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into A6-9225 and A6-8500P.
Integrated graphics
AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 655 MHz)
 
iGPU core count
n/d
 
4
Enduro
-
 
+
Switchable graphics
-
 
+
UVD
-
 
+
VCE
-
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of A6-9225 and A6-8500P integrated GPUs.
DisplayPort
-
 
+
HDMI
-
 
+

Graphics API support

APIs supported by A6-9225 and A6-8500P integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
n/d
 
DirectX® 12
Vulkan
-
 
+

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by A6-9225 and A6-8500P.
PCIe revision
n/d
 
3.0

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of A6-9225 and A6-8500P. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

A6-9225 4.43
A6-8500P 4.59 +3.6%

Passmark

A6-9225 2124
A6-8500P 2202 +3.7%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good A6-9225 and A6-8500P are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD A6-9225

Much newer (1 June 2018 vs 3 June 2015)
Less power hungry (10 vs 15 watts)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)

Advantages of AMD A6-8500P

3.6% faster in synthetic tests
AES-NI save
FRTC
FreeSync
TrueAudioMenu
PowerNow
PowerGatingMenu
OutofBandManageMenu
Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP)
HSA
IOMMU20Menu
Enduro (saves battery charge by automatically switching between an integrated and discrete AMD GPU depending on workload. Similar to NVIDIA Optimus)
SwitchableGraphics
UVDMenu
VCEMenu
DisplayPortMenu
HDMIMenu
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

So, A6-9225 or A6-8500P?

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