AMD A9-9425 vs Intel Celeron 2970M

AMD A9-9425
Intel Celeron 2970M

General info

Comparing A9-9425 and Celeron 2970M 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
 
Haswell
Release date
1 June 2016
 
14 April 2014
Launch price (MSRP)
no data
 
$75

Technical specs

A9-9425 and Celeron 2970M 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 2970M 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
 
2.2 GHz
L1 cache
no data
 
128 KB
L2 cache
1 MB
 
512 KB
L3 cache
no data
 
2 MB
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
22 nm
Die size
124.5 mm2
 
130 mm2
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
 
100 °C
Transistor count
1200 Million
 
960 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on A9-9425 and Celeron 2970M 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
 
FCPGA946
Power consumption (TDP)
10-25 Watt
 
37 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A9-9425 and Celeron 2970M. 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
 
+
Turbo Boost
no data
 
-
Hyper-Threading
no data
 
-
Thermal Monitoring
-
 
+

Security technologies

A9-9425 and Celeron 2970M technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
no data
 
-
EDB
no data
 
+
Secure Key
no data
 
+
Anti-Theft
no data
 
-

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A9-9425 and Celeron 2970M 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 2970M.
Supported memory types
no data
 
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-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 2970M.
Integrated graphics
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 800 MHz)
 
Intel® HD Graphics for 4th Generation Intel® Processors
Quick Sync
-
 
+
Graphics max frequency
no data
 
1.1 GHz

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of A9-9425 and Celeron 2970M integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
no data
 
3
eDP
no data
 
+
DisplayPort
-
 
+
HDMI
-
 
+
VGA
no data
 
+

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by A9-9425 and Celeron 2970M.
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 2970M. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

A9-9425 1.90 +1.6%
Celeron 2970M 1.87

3DMark06 CPU

A9-9425 2314
Celeron 2970M 2489 +7.6%

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

A9-9425 2686
Celeron 2970M 3222 +20%

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

A9-9425 4338
Celeron 2970M 6248 +44%

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

A9-9425 1
Celeron 2970M 1 +6.7%

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

A9-9425 2
Celeron 2970M 2 +26.7%

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

A9-9425 76
Celeron 2970M 85 +11.8%

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

A9-9425 125
Celeron 2970M 164 +31.2%

wPrime 32

A9-9425 26 +29.7%
Celeron 2970M 34

WinRAR 4.0

A9-9425 891
Celeron 2970M 1410 +58.2%

x264 encoding pass 1

A9-9425 51
Celeron 2970M 63 +23.5%

x264 encoding pass 2

A9-9425 10
Celeron 2970M 12 +20%

TrueCrypt AES

A9-9425 1 +400%
Celeron 2970M 0

Passmark

A9-9425 1546 +1.7%
Celeron 2970M 1520

Gaming performance

Let's see how good A9-9425 and Celeron 2970M are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD A9-9425

1.6% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (1 June 2016 vs 14 April 2014)
Less power hungry (10 vs 37 watts)

Advantages of Intel Celeron 2970M

Finer manufacturing process technology (22 vs 28 nm)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
QuickSyncVideo
DisplayPortMenu
HDMIMenu

So, A9-9425 or Celeron 2970M?

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