A9-9420e: specs and benchmarks


Aggregate performance score

A9-9420e provides poor benchmark performance at 0.71% of a leader's which is a 96-core Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX.


AMD started A9-9420e sales 1 June 2018. This is a Stoney Ridge architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems.

Compatibility-wise, this is BGA processor. It supports DDR4 memory.

Primary details

A9-9420e processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ranking2607
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Market segmentLaptop
SeriesAMD Bristol Ridge
Architecture codenameStoney Ridge (2016−2019)
Release date1 June 2018 (6 years ago)
Current price$380 of 15069 (EPYC 7663)

Detailed specifications

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores2 (Dual-core)
L2 cache1 MBof 96 (Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX)
Chip lithography28 nmof 3 (Apple M3 Max 16-Core)
Die size124.5 mm2
Maximum core temperature90 °Cof 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Number of transistors1200 Millionof 92000 (Apple M3 Max 16-Core)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-
Unlocked multiplierNo


Information on A9-9420e compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.


Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by A9-9420e. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsSingle-Channel DDR4-2133?, Virtualization,

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by A9-9420e's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4

Graphics specifications

General parameters of a GPU integrated into A9-9420e.

Integrated graphics cardAMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of A9-9420e. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

A9-9420e 0.71


Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 68%

A9-9420e 1099

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 15 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R15 which uses all the processor threads.

Benchmark coverage: 15%

A9-9420e 97

Gaming performance

Closest competitors

A9-9420e's performance relative to its closest rivals among notebook CPUs.

Intel equivalent

According to our data, the closest Intel alternative to A9-9420e is Celeron 1005M, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 3 positions in our ranking.

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Recommended GPUs

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