AMD A9-9420 Lower-Mid-Range Laptop CPU: Review & Specs. 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. It still lags behind the mainstream mid-tier processors such as the Intel Core i3, i5, or i7 series.
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.
AMD A9-9420 Benchmark
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. 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|
|Memory Support||DDR4 (2133 MHz max. speed)|
|Integrated Graphics||AMD Radeon R5 Series|
|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|