AMD A9-9420e vs E2-3800

Price now 107$
Games supported 53%
AMD E2-3800
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  • Max video memory
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AMD A9-9420e
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
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Price now 380$
Games supported 53%

General info

Comparing E2-3800 and A9-9420e processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance ranking23772376
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
SeriesAMD A-SeriesAMD Bristol Ridge
Architecture codenameKabini (2013−2014)Stoney Ridge (2016−2019)
Release date2 November 2013 (9 years old)1 June 2018 (5 years old)
Current price$107 $380

Technical specs

E2-3800 and A9-9420e basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores4 (Quad-Core)2 (Dual-core)
Boost clock speed1.3 GHzno data
L1 cache128 KBno data
L2 cache2048 KB1 MB
Chip lithography28 nm28 nm
Die size107 mm2124.5 mm2
Maximum core temperature90 °C90 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)90 °Cno data
Number of transistorsno data1200 Million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--


Information on E2-3800 and A9-9420e compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1no data
Power consumption (TDP)15 Wattno data

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by E2-3800 and A9-9420e. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensions86x SSE (1, 2, 3, 3S, 4.1, 4.2, 4A),-64, AES, AVX, DDR3L-1600Single-Channel DDR4-2133?, Virtualization,
AES-NI+no data
FMAFMA4no data
AVX+no data
PowerTune-no data
TrueAudio-no data
PowerNow+no data
PowerGating+no data
Out-of-band client management-no data
VirusProtect+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by E2-3800 and A9-9420e are enumerated here.

IOMMU 2.0+no data

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by E2-3800 and A9-9420e. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3-1600DDR4
Max memory channels1no data

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardAMD Radeon HD 8280-
Number of pipelines128-
Switchable graphics1-

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of E2-3800 and A9-9420e integrated GPUs.


Graphics API support

APIs supported by E2-3800 and A9-9420e integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectXDirectX® 12-


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by E2-3800 and A9-9420e.

PCIe version2.0no data

Synthetic benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

E2-3800 0.89
A9-9420e 0.89


Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 68%

E2-3800 1120
A9-9420e 1120

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 15 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R15 which uses all the processor threads.

Benchmark coverage: 15%

E2-3800 103
A9-9420e 97

E2-3800 outperforms A9-9420e by 6% in Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Recency 2 November 2013 1 June 2018
Boost clock speed 1300 0

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