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.

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 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

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

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Written by Dan on October 4, 2017

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

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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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