AMD A9-9425 vs Phenom II X4 N950

AMD A9-9425
AMD Phenom II X4 N950

General info

Comparing A9-9425 and Phenom II X4 N950 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
AMD Bristol Ridge
4x AMD Phenom II
Architecture codename
Stoney Ridge
Release date
1 June 2016
4 October 2010

Technical specs

A9-9425 and Phenom II X4 N950 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 X4 N950 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
3.7 GHz
2.1 GHz
Bus support
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3600 MHz
L1 cache
no data
512 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 X4 N950 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

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A9-9425 and Phenom II X4 N950 are enumerated here.

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into A9-9425 and Phenom II X4 N950.
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 X4 N950. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

A9-9425 1.90
Phenom II X4 N950 3.06 +61.1%

3DMark06 CPU

A9-9425 2314
Phenom II X4 N950 2974 +28.5%

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

A9-9425 2686 +47.9%
Phenom II X4 N950 1816

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

A9-9425 4338
Phenom II X4 N950 6554 +51.1%

wPrime 32

A9-9425 26
Phenom II X4 N950 18 +45.1%


A9-9425 1546
Phenom II X4 N950 2485 +60.7%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good A9-9425 and Phenom II X4 N950 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 4 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 X4 N950

61.1% faster (about 1.5 times) in synthetic tests

So, A9-9425 or Phenom II X4 N950?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Phenom II X4 N950.
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