AMD A9-9420 Lower-Mid-Range Laptop CPU

The AMD A9-9420 (7th Gen) is a lower-mid-range processor (CPU) for inexpensive notebooks. This dual-core CPU is faster than more common budget chips such as the Intel Celeron or AMD E2. But, it still lags behind the mainstream mid-tier processors such as the Intel Core i3, i5, or i7 series.

AMD A9-9420 Benchmark

AMD A9-9420 Benchmark

This means the A9-9420 is a good only for the routine computing: web browsing, media playback, or work in MS Office and other productivity software. More intensive workload such as video production will be noticeably faster on the Intel Core i series and comparable AMD chips.

As for gaming, the AMD A9-9420 is equipped with the AMD Radeon R5 integrated graphics. It provides satisfactory performance only for select non-demanding games.

Note: Performance and benchmark scores of the AMD A9-9420 may vary depending on the notebook's other components, settings, cooling, and other factors. However, benchmark results are good indicators of its performance in comparison to other chips.

Specifications of the AMD A9-9420

Here's the specs sheet of the AMD A9-9420:

Processor Name AMD A9-9420
CPU Family AMD A-Series "Stoney Ridge"
Number of Cores Dual-core / 1 computing thread per core
CPU Clock Speed Base: 3.0 GHz, Burst: up to 3.6 GHz
Cache Size 1MB
Memory Support DDR4 (2133 MHz max. speed)
Integrated Graphics AMD Radeon R5 Series
Power Consumption 15W
Production Technology 28-nanometer
Notable Technologies AMD-V virtualization
Typical Use Affordable laptops & 2-in-1 PCs

Mainstream laptops & 2-in-1 PCs
User Benchmark Average CPU Score 26.3

Written by Dan on October 4, 2017

User Reviews and Q&A on the AMD A9-9420

Below you can read and submit user reviews, questions, and answers about the processor. Thank you for your contribution.

Current rating: 3.67 out of 5 stars
  1. 5 out of 5

    NikkoB

    Thanks Dan for the info! Was very useful when selecting a new laptop

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  2. 1 out of 5

    pepe

    trash

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    • 5 out of 5

      middle finger

      looks like you LOL

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  3. adli

    Did this processor support PUBG EMULATOR ? if support, what best settings (display) for this processor ?

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    • M.Ahmad

      this is very weak processor
      althrough it has ddr4 ram still i think it is weaker then core 2 dou
      and about pubg emulater it will give you 20 fps

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