AMD A9-9425 vs Intel Celeron 1017U

AMD A9-9425
Intel Celeron 1017U

General info

Comparing A9-9425 and Celeron 1017U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
AMD Bristol Ridge
 
Intel Celeron
Architecture codename
Stoney Ridge
 
Ivy Bridge
Release date
1 June 2016
 
1 July 2013

Technical specs

A9-9425 and Celeron 1017U 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 Celeron 1017U performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
2
 
2
Maximum frequency
3.7 GHz
 
1.6 GHz
L1 cache
no data
 
128 KB
L2 cache
1 MB
 
512 KB
L3 cache
no data
 
2048 KB
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
22 nm
Die size
124.5 mm2
 
94 mm2
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
 
105 °C
Transistor count
1200 Million
 
no data
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on A9-9425 and Celeron 1017U compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
no data
 
1
Socket
BGA
 
FCBGA1023
Power consumption (TDP)
10-25 Watt
 
17 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A9-9425 and Celeron 1017U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
no data
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
vPro
no data
 
-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
no data
 
+
My WiFi
no data
 
-
Turbo Boost
no data
 
-
Hyper-Threading
no data
 
-
Idle States
no data
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
-
 
+
Flex Memory Access
no data
 
+
Demand Based Switching
no data
 
-
FDI
no data
 
+
Fast Memory Access
no data
 
+

Security technologies

A9-9425 and Celeron 1017U technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
no data
 
-
EDB
no data
 
+
Anti-Theft
no data
 
-

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A9-9425 and Celeron 1017U are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
-
VT-d
no data
 
-
VT-x
no data
 
+
EPT
no data
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by A9-9425 and Celeron 1017U.
Supported memory types
no data
 
DDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600
Maximum memory size
no data
 
32 GB
Max memory channels
no data
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
no data
 
25.6 GB/s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into A9-9425 and Celeron 1017U.
Integrated graphics
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 800 MHz)
 
Intel® HD Graphics for 3rd Generation Intel® Processors
Graphics max frequency
no data
 
1 GHz

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of A9-9425 and Celeron 1017U integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
no data
 
3
eDP
no data
 
+
DisplayPort
-
 
+
HDMI
-
 
+
SDVO
no data
 
+
CRT
no data
 
+

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by A9-9425 and Celeron 1017U.
PCIe revision
no data
 
2.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
no data
 
16

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of A9-9425 and Celeron 1017U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

A9-9425 1.90 +2.2%
Celeron 1017U 1.86

3DMark06 CPU

A9-9425 2314 +34.6%
Celeron 1017U 1719

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

A9-9425 2686 +22%
Celeron 1017U 2201

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

A9-9425 4338 +4.4%
Celeron 1017U 4155

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

A9-9425 1 +47.5%
Celeron 1017U 1

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

A9-9425 2 +15.4%
Celeron 1017U 1

wPrime 32

A9-9425 26 +79.6%
Celeron 1017U 46

WinRAR 4.0

A9-9425 891
Celeron 1017U 1150 +29.1%

x264 encoding pass 1

A9-9425 51 +21.4%
Celeron 1017U 42

x264 encoding pass 2

A9-9425 10 +25%
Celeron 1017U 8

TrueCrypt AES

A9-9425 1 +900%
Celeron 1017U 0

Geekbench 2

A9-9425 4518 +56.2%
Celeron 1017U 2892

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

A9-9425 2039 +49.2%
Celeron 1017U 1367

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

A9-9425 3323 +44%
Celeron 1017U 2308

Passmark

A9-9425 1546 +2.5%
Celeron 1017U 1508

Gaming performance

Let's see how good A9-9425 and Celeron 1017U are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD A9-9425

2.2% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (1 June 2016 vs 1 July 2013)
Less power hungry (10 vs 17 watts)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)

Advantages of Intel Celeron 1017U

Finer manufacturing process technology (22 vs 28 nm)
Enhanced SpeedStep (saves energy by managing CPU frequency and voltage in realtime. Supercedes SpeedStep)
Thermal Monitoring (prevents a CPU from overheating by lowering frequency upon reaching the critical temperature)
Execute Disable Bit (allows marking some memory ranges as non-executable, thus protecting software against so-called "buffer overflow" attacks)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
DisplayPortMenu
HDMIMenu

So, A9-9425 or Celeron 1017U?

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