AMD A9-9425 vs A8 Pro-7150B

General info

Comparing A9-9425 and A8 Pro-7150B 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 Kaveri
Architecture codename
Stoney Ridge
 
Kaveri
Release date
1 June 2016
 
4 June 2014

Technical specs

A9-9425 and A8 Pro-7150B quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of A9-9425 and A8 Pro-7150B performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
4
Number of threads
2
 
4
Base frequency
3.1 GHz
 
1.9 GHz
Maximum frequency
3.7 GHz
 
3.2 GHz
L2 cache
1 MB
 
4096 KB
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Die size
124.5 mm2
 
245 mm2
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
 
no data
Transistor count
1200 Million
 
2410 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on A9-9425 and A8 Pro-7150B compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Socket
BGA
 
FP3
Power consumption (TDP)
10-25 Watt
 
19 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A9-9425 and A8 Pro-7150B. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
-
 
+
FMA
-
 
+
AVX
-
 
+
FRTC
-
 
+
TrueAudio
-
 
+
PowerNow
-
 
+
PowerGating
-
 
+
Out-of-band client management
-
 
+
VirusProtect
-
 
+
RAID
-
 
+
HSA
-
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A9-9425 and A8 Pro-7150B are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+
IOMMU 2.0
-
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by A9-9425 and A8 Pro-7150B.
Supported memory types
no data
 
DDR3/DDR3L-1600
Max memory channels
no data
 
2

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into A9-9425 and A8 Pro-7150B.
Integrated graphics
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 800 MHz)
 
iGPU core count
no data
 
6
Number of pipelines
no data
 
384
Enduro
-
 
+
Switchable graphics
-
 
+
UVD
-
 
+
VCE
-
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of A9-9425 and A8 Pro-7150B integrated GPUs.
DisplayPort
-
 
+
HDMI
-
 
+

Graphics API support

APIs supported by A9-9425 and A8 Pro-7150B integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
no data
 
DirectX® 12
Vulkan
-
 
+

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by A9-9425 and A8 Pro-7150B.
PCIe revision
no data
 
3.0

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of A9-9425 and A8 Pro-7150B. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

A9-9425 1.75 +1.2%
A8 Pro-7150B 1.73

Passmark

A9-9425 1555 +1.3%
A8 Pro-7150B 1535

Gaming performance

Let's see how good A9-9425 and A8 Pro-7150B are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD A9-9425

1.2% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (1 June 2016 vs 4 June 2014)
Higher maximum frequency (3700 vs 3200 MHz)
Higher base frequency (3100 vs 1900 MHz)
Less power hungry (10 vs 19 watts)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)

Advantages of AMD A8 Pro-7150B

x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
FMA4
AES-NI save
FRTC
TrueAudioMenu
PowerNow
PowerGatingMenu
OutofBandManageMenu
Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP)
RAIDSupportMenu
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, A9-9425 or A8 Pro-7150B?

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