AMD A9-9425 vs Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000

AMD A9-9425
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000

General info

Comparing A9-9425 and Core 2 Quad Q9000 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
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AMD Bristol Ridge
Intel Core 2 Quad
Architecture codename
Stoney Ridge
Release date
1 June 2016
1 January 2009
Launch price (MSRP)
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Technical specs

A9-9425 and Core 2 Quad Q9000 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 Quad Q9000 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
3.7 GHz
2 GHz
Bus support
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1066 MHz
L2 cache
1 MB
6134 KB
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
45 nm
Die size
124.5 mm2
107 mm2
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
100 °C
Transistor count
1200 Million
410 Million
64 bit support
VID voltage range
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Information on A9-9425 and Core 2 Quad Q9000 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Power consumption (TDP)
10-25 Watt
45 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A9-9425 and Core 2 Quad Q9000. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
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Turbo Boost
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Demand Based Switching
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FSB parity
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Security technologies

A9-9425 and Core 2 Quad Q9000 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
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Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A9-9425 and Core 2 Quad Q9000 are enumerated here.
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Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into A9-9425 and Core 2 Quad Q9000.
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 Quad Q9000. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

A9-9425 1.90 +0.5%
2 Quad Q9000 1.89

3DMark06 CPU

A9-9425 2314
2 Quad Q9000 2863 +23.7%

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

A9-9425 2686 +12.1%
2 Quad Q9000 2396

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

A9-9425 4338
2 Quad Q9000 8008 +84.6%

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

A9-9425 2
2 Quad Q9000 2 +60%

wPrime 32

A9-9425 26
2 Quad Q9000 20 +27.6%


A9-9425 1546 +0.4%
2 Quad Q9000 1540

Gaming performance

Let's see how good A9-9425 and Core 2 Quad Q9000 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD A9-9425

0.5% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (1 June 2016 vs 1 January 2009)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 45 nm)
Less power hungry (10 vs 45 watts)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)

Advantages of Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000

We are unaware of any advantages of Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000 over AMD A9-9425.

So, A9-9425 or Core 2 Quad Q9000?

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