AMD A9-9420: specs and benchmarks

AMD A9-9420


AMD started A9-9420 sales 1 June 2016. This is Stoney Ridge architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 28 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3600 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is processor with a TDP of 10-25 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 4.96 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of A9-9420 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
AMD Bristol Ridge
Achitecture codename
Stoney Ridge
Release date
1 June 2016

Technical specs

A9-9420's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of A9-9420's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
3.6 GHz
of 5 (FX-9590)
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
of 7 (Ryzen 3 3300)
Die size
124.5 mm2
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
1200 Million
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support


Information on A9-9420 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Power consumption (TDP)
10-25 Watt

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A9-9420 are enumerated here.

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into A9-9420.
Integrated graphics
Radeon R5

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of A9-9420. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance


Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core


Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core


Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core


Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core


Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core


Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core


TrueCrypt AES




Game benchmarks

Let's see how good A9-9420 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall A9-9420 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to A9-9420 from Intel is Celeron 3965U, which is faster by 1% and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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