AMD A9-9425 vs Intel Core 2 Duo T9300

AMD A9-9425
Intel Core 2 Duo T9300

General info

Comparing A9-9425 and Core 2 Duo T9300 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
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AMD Bristol Ridge
Intel Core 2 Duo
Architecture codename
Stoney Ridge
Release date
1 June 2016
10 January 2008
Launch price (MSRP)
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Price now
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Technical specs

A9-9425 and Core 2 Duo T9300 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 Core 2 Duo T9300 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
3.7 GHz
2.5 GHz
Bus support
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800 MHz
L1 cache
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128 KB
L2 cache
1 MB
6144 KB
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
45 nm
Die size
124.5 mm2
107 mm2
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
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Transistor count
1200 Million
410 Million
64 bit support


Information on A9-9425 and Core 2 Duo T9300 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
BGA479, PGA478
Power consumption (TDP)
10-25 Watt
35 Watt

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A9-9425 and Core 2 Duo T9300 are enumerated here.

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into A9-9425 and Core 2 Duo T9300.
Integrated graphics
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 800 MHz)
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of A9-9425 and Core 2 Duo T9300. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

A9-9425 2.02
2 Duo T9300 2.13 +5.4%

3DMark06 CPU

A9-9425 2314 +2.5%
2 Duo T9300 2258

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

A9-9425 2686
2 Duo T9300 2799 +4.2%

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

A9-9425 4338
2 Duo T9300 5190 +19.6%

wPrime 32

A9-9425 26 +22.3%
2 Duo T9300 32


A9-9425 1588
2 Duo T9300 1670 +5.2%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good A9-9425 and Core 2 Duo T9300 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD A9-9425

Much newer (1 June 2016 vs 10 January 2008)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 45 nm)
Less power hungry (10 vs 35 watts)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)

Advantages of Intel Core 2 Duo T9300

5.4% faster in synthetic tests

So, A9-9425 or Core 2 Duo T9300?

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