AMD A9-9420e: specs and benchmarks

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AMD A9-9420e
AMD A9-9420e
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Year of release 2018
Performance 0.89


AMD started AMD 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.

It provides poor benchmark performance at


of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 9654.

AMD EPYC 9654 EPYC 9654

General info

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

Place in performance rating2390
Market segmentLaptop
SeriesAMD Bristol Ridge
Architecture codenameStoney Ridge (2016−2019)
Release date1 June 2018
(4 years old)
Current price$380 of 25332 (Xeon Platinum 8276L)

Technical specs

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 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
Chip lithography28 nmof 4 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
Die size124.5 mm2
Maximum core temperature90 °Cof 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Number of transistors1200 Millionof 9900000 (Ryzen 5 7645HX)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-


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 typesDDR4of 5600 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of 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.

Overall 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 0.89
  • Passmark
  • Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core


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: 67%

A9-9420e 1103

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 15 Multi Core (sometimes called Multi-Thread) is a variant of Cinebench R15 which uses all the processor threads.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

A9-9420e 97

Is A9-9420e good for gaming?

Relative perfomance

Overall A9-9420e performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook CPUs.

A9-9420e Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to A9-9420e from Intel is Pentium B970, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

Intel Pentium B970 Pentium B970

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Similar processors

Here is our recommendation of several processors that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

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Intel Celeron 3215U Celeron 3215U
Intel Celeron N3160 Celeron N3160
Intel Atom x5-E8000 Atom x5 E8000
Intel Celeron 3965Y Celeron 3965Y

Best GPU for A9-9420e

People consider these graphics cards to be good for A9-9420e, according to our PC configuration statistics.

These are the fastest graphics cards for A9-9420e in our user configuration statistics. There is a total of 754 configurations based on A9-9420e in our database.

User rating

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