AMD A9-9425 vs Phenom II X2 N640

AMD A9-9425
AMD Phenom II X2 N640

General info

Comparing A9-9425 and Phenom II X2 N640 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
AMD Bristol Ridge
2x AMD Phenom II
Architecture codename
Stoney Ridge
Release date
1 June 2016
1 October 2010

Technical specs

A9-9425 and Phenom II X2 N640 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 Phenom II X2 N640 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
3.7 GHz
2.9 GHz
Bus support
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3600 MHz
L1 cache
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256 KB
L2 cache
1 MB
2048 KB
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
45 nm
Die size
124.5 mm2
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Maximum core temperature
90 °C
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Transistor count
1200 Million
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64 bit support


Information on A9-9425 and Phenom II X2 N640 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Power consumption (TDP)
10-25 Watt
35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A9-9425 and Phenom II X2 N640. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A9-9425 and Phenom II X2 N640 are enumerated here.

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into A9-9425 and Phenom II X2 N640.
Integrated graphics
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 800 MHz)
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of A9-9425 and Phenom II X2 N640. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

A9-9425 2.02 +6.9%
Phenom II X2 N640 1.89

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

A9-9425 2
Phenom II X2 N640 2 +13.3%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good A9-9425 and Phenom II X2 N640 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD A9-9425

6.9% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (1 June 2016 vs 1 October 2010)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 45 nm)
Less power hungry (10 vs 35 watts)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)

Advantages of AMD Phenom II X2 N640

SSE (Streaming SIMD Instructions - a SIMD instruction extension working with 128-bit registers)
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)
Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP)

So, A9-9425 or Phenom II X2 N640?

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