AMD A9-9425 vs Intel Pentium 3825U

AMD A9-9425
Intel Pentium 3825U

General info

Comparing A9-9425 and Pentium 3825U 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 Pentium
Achitecture codename
Stoney Ridge
 
Broadwell
Release date
1 June 2016
 
30 March 2015
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$161

Technical specs

A9-9425 and Pentium 3825U 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 Pentium 3825U performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
2
 
4
Maximum frequency
3.7 GHz
 
1.9 GHz
L1 cache
n/d
 
128 KB
L2 cache
1 MB
 
512 KB
L3 cache
n/d
 
2 MB
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
14 nm
Die size
124.5 mm2
 
82 mm2
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
 
105 °C
Transistor count
1200 Million
 
1300 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on A9-9425 and Pentium 3825U compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
n/d
 
1
Socket
BGA
 
FCBGA1168
Power consumption (TDP)
10-25 Watt
 
15 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A9-9425 and Pentium 3825U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
n/d
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
AES-NI
-
 
+
AVX
-
 
+
vPro
n/d
 
-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
n/d
 
+
Turbo Boost
n/d
 
-
Hyper-Threading
n/d
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
-
 
+
Flex Memory Access
n/d
 
+
Smart Response
n/d
 
-
FDI
n/d
 
+
Fast Memory Access
n/d
 
+

Security technologies

A9-9425 and Pentium 3825U technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
n/d
 
-
EDB
n/d
 
+
Secure Key
n/d
 
+
Identity Protection
-
 
+
OS Guard
n/d
 
-

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A9-9425 and Pentium 3825U are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+
VT-d
n/d
 
+
VT-x
n/d
 
+
EPT
n/d
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by A9-9425 and Pentium 3825U.
Supported memory types
n/d
 
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600, LPDDR3-1333, LPDDR3-1600
Maximum memory size
n/d
 
16 GB
Max memory channels
n/d
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
n/d
 
25.6 GB / s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into A9-9425 and Pentium 3825U.
Integrated graphics
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 800 MHz)
 
Intel HD Graphics (Broadwell) (100 - 850 MHz)
Quick Sync
-
 
+
Clear Video
n/d
 
+
Graphics max frequency
n/d
 
850 MHz
InTru 3D
n/d
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of A9-9425 and Pentium 3825U integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
n/d
 
3
eDP
n/d
 
+
DisplayPort
-
 
+
HDMI
-
 
+

Graphics API support

APIs supported by A9-9425 and Pentium 3825U integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
n/d
 
11.2 / 12

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by A9-9425 and Pentium 3825U.
PCIe revision
n/d
 
2.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
n/d
 
12

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of A9-9425 and Pentium 3825U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

A9-9425 5.28
Pentium 3825U 5.32 +0.8%

3DMark06 CPU

A9-9425 2314
Pentium 3825U 2594 +12.1%

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

A9-9425 2686
Pentium 3825U 2951 +9.9%

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

A9-9425 4338
Pentium 3825U 6537 +50.7%

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

A9-9425 1
Pentium 3825U 1

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

A9-9425 2
Pentium 3825U 2 +40%

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

A9-9425 76
Pentium 3825U 77 +1.3%

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

A9-9425 125
Pentium 3825U 190 +52%

wPrime 32

A9-9425 26
Pentium 3825U 25 +1.7%

WinRAR 4.0

A9-9425 891
Pentium 3825U 1782 +100%

x264 encoding pass 1

A9-9425 51
Pentium 3825U 63 +23.5%

x264 encoding pass 2

A9-9425 10
Pentium 3825U 12 +20%

TrueCrypt AES

A9-9425 1 +400%
Pentium 3825U 0

Geekbench 2

A9-9425 4518 +13%
Pentium 3825U 3998

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

A9-9425 2039 +27.3%
Pentium 3825U 1602

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

A9-9425 3323
Pentium 3825U 3540 +6.5%

Passmark

A9-9425 2501
Pentium 3825U 2519 +0.7%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good A9-9425 and Pentium 3825U 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 30 March 2015)
Less power hungry (10 vs 15 watts)

Advantages of Intel Pentium 3825U

0.8% faster in synthetic tests
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)
Wireless Display (allows attaching TVs and displays to a GPU through WiFi)
Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)
AES-NI save
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
IdentityProtectionTechVersion
QuickSyncVideo
DisplayPortMenu
HDMIMenu

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