AMD A6-9220C vs A9-9420e

Price now 380$
Games supported 53%
AMD A9-9420e
AMD A9-9420e
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AMD A6-9220C
AMD A6-9220C
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Price now 360$
Games supported 53%

General info

Comparing A9-9420e and A6-9220C processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating23342354
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
SeriesAMD Bristol RidgeAMD Bristol Ridge
Architecture codenameStoney Ridge (2016−2019)Stoney Ridge (2016−2019)
Release date1 June 2018 (4 years old)31 January 2019 (4 years old)
Current price$380 $360

Technical specs

A9-9420e and A6-9220C basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores2 (Dual-core)2 (Dual-core)
Base clock speedno data1.8 GHz
Boost clock speedno data2.7 GHz
L1 cacheno data128K (per core)
L2 cache1 MB1 MB (per core)
Chip lithography28 nm28 nm
Die size124.5 mm2124.5 mm2
Maximum core temperature90 °C90 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)no data74 °C
Number of transistors1200 Million1,200 million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--


Information on A9-9420e and A6-9220C compatibility with other computer components: 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.

Number of CPUs in a configurationno data1
Thermal design power (TDP)no data6 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A9-9420e and A6-9220C. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsSingle-Channel DDR4-2133?, Virtualization,Single-Channel DDR4-2133, Virtualization,
AES-NIno data+
FMAno data+
AVXno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A9-9420e and A6-9220C are enumerated here.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by A9-9420e and A6-9220C. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4DDR4

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardAMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge)-

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score 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 0.88
A6-9220C 0.85
  • Passmark


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 1109
A6-9220C 1072

A9-9420e outperforms A6-9220C by 3% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 0.88 0.85
Recency 1 June 2018 31 January 2019
Boost clock speed 0 2700

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Competitors of A9-9420e by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to A9-9420e by Intel is Celeron N3350, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

Intel Celeron N3350 Celeron N3350

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Competitors of A6-9220C by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to A6-9220C by Intel is Celeron 1005M, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

Intel Celeron 1005M Celeron 1005M

Here are some closest Intel rivals to A6-9220C:

A6-9220C 100
Atom E3845 98.82

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