Intel Core i5-7200U vs AMD A9-9425 SoC

Intel Core i5-7200U
AMD A9-9425 SoC

General info

Comparing Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Intel Core i5
 
n/d
Achitecture codename
Kaby Lake
 
Stoney Ridge
Release date
30 August 2016
 
May 2016
Launch price (MSRP)
$281
 
n/d

Technical specs

Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
4
 
n/d
Maximum frequency
3.1 GHz
 
3.1 GHz
L1 cache
128 KB
 
128 KB (per core)
L2 cache
512 KB
 
1024 KB (per core)
L3 cache
3 MB
 
n/d
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
28 nm
Die size
n/d
 
124 mm2
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
n/d
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
n/d
 
74 °C
Transistor count
n/d
 
1200 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
1
Socket
FCBGA1356
 
n/d
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
15 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
SSE4.1 / 4.2, AVX 2.0
 
n/d
AES-NI
+
 
+
FMA
-
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
-
 
n/d
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
n/d
Speed Shift
+
 
n/d
My WiFi
+
 
n/d
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
n/d
Hyper-Threading
+
 
n/d
Idle States
+
 
n/d
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
-
Flex Memory Access
+
 
n/d
Smart Response
+
 
n/d

Security technologies

Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
n/d
EDB
+
 
n/d
Secure Key
+
 
n/d
MPX
+
 
-
SGX
+
 
n/d
OS Guard
+
 
n/d

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC 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 Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
 
DDR4
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
n/d
Max memory channels
2
 
n/d
Maximum memory bandwidth
34.1 GB / s
 
n/d

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC.
Integrated graphics
 
n/d
Graphics max frequency
1 GHz
 
n/d
Max video memory
32 GB
 
n/d
Quick Sync
+
 
n/d
Clear Video
+
 
n/d
Clear Video HD
+
 
n/d
InTru 3D
+
 
n/d

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
n/d
eDP
+
 
n/d
DisplayPort
+
 
-
HDMI
+
 
-
DVI
+
 
n/d

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
n/d
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@24Hz
 
n/d
Max resolution over eDP
4096x2304@60Hz
 
n/d
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 
n/d
Max resolution over VGA
N / A
 
n/d

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.4
 
n/d

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
n/d
Max number of PCIe lanes
12
 
n/d

CPU benchmark performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Core i5-7200U 16.63 +68.3%
A9-9425 SoC 9.88

Passmark

Core i5-7200U 4621 +68.4%
A9-9425 SoC 2744

Game benchmarks comparison

Let's see how good Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

Core i5-7200U
minimum Core i3-530
A9-9425 SoC
recommended Core i5-650
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

Core i5-7200U
minimum Core i3-4340
A9-9425 SoC
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

Core i5-7200U
minimum Phenom X3 8650
A9-9425 SoC
recommended Core i5-650
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

Core i5-7200U
minimum Core 2 Quad Q6600
A9-9425 SoC
recommended Core i5-3470
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

Core i5-7200U
minimum Core i3-560
A9-9425 SoC
recommended Core i5-2500K
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

Core i5-7200U
minimum Pentium D 915
A9-9425 SoC
recommended Core 2 Duo E6600
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

Core i5-7200U
minimum Pentium D 915
A9-9425 SoC
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

Core i5-7200U
minimum Celeron 450
A9-9425 SoC
recommended Pentium 4 630
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

Core i5-7200U
minimum Celeron 2.20
A9-9425 SoC
recommended Celeron D 352
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

Core i5-7200U
minimum Pentium D 915
A9-9425 SoC
recommended Pentium D 915

Advantages of Intel Core i5-7200U

68.3% faster (about 1.5 times) in synthetic tests
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
HyperThreading (allows one physical CPU function as two logical ones. It increases performance, since while one logical CPU is waiting for data, the second may still do useful work)
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)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)
Thermal Monitoring (prevents a CPU from overheating by lowering frequency upon reaching the critical temperature)
MPX
DisplayPort
HDMI

Advantages of AMD A9-9425 SoC

MMX (MultiMedia Extensions - the very first (1996) SIMD instruction expansion for Intel desktop CPUs, works with 64-bit registers)
3DNow! (older SIMD instructions set used by AMD CPUs. Supercedes MMX, works with 64-bit registers)
SSE (Streaming SIMD Instructions - a SIMD instruction extension working with 128-bit registers)
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
SSE4A
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
AMD-V (Virtualization hardware acceleration used in AMD CPUs. Speeds up work with virtual machines)
FMA (Fused Multiply-Add - a set of SIMD instructions aimed at floating point operations)

So, Core i5-7200U or A9-9425 SoC?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Core i5-7200U.
Should you still have questions on choice between Core i5-7200U and A9-9425 SoC, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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