AMD Athlon X4 950 vs AMD A12-9800

AMD Athlon X4 950
AMD Socket AM4 DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
AMD Athlon X4 950

AMD A12-9800
AMD Socket AM4 DESKTOP
3800 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
AMD A12-9800

Summary

Reasons to consider AMD Athlon X4 950

None

Reasons to consider AMD A12-9800

Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD Athlon X4 950.
Higher theoretical single-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.
Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.
Higher overall performance, based on specifications plus core architecture.

AMD A12-9800

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD A12-9800

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared


Specifications

Features

AMD Athlon X4 950 AMD A12-9800
MMX
3DNow!
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V

Architecture

AMD Athlon X4 950 AMD A12-9800
Architecture AMD_Excavator vs AMD_Excavator
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Bristol Ridge vs Bristol Ridge
Release Date Sep 2016 vs Sep 2016

Cores

AMD Athlon X4 950 AMD A12-9800
Cores 4 vs 4
Threads 4 vs 4
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs Radeon R7

Cache

AMD Athlon X4 950 AMD A12-9800
L1 Cache 128 KB (per core) vs 128 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 512 KB (per core) vs 512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 0 KB vs 0 KB

Physical

AMD Athlon X4 950 AMD A12-9800
Socket AMD Socket AM4 vs AMD Socket AM4
Max Case Temp unknown vs unknown
Package uPGA vs uPGA
Die Size 0 mm² vs 0 mm²
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

AMD Athlon X4 950 AMD A12-9800
Cpu Frequency 3500 MHz vs 3800 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 3800 MHz vs 4200 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 65 W vs 65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Athlon X4 950
    2622 points
  • AMD A12-9800
    2898 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Athlon X4 950
    8404 points
  • AMD A12-9800
    9124 points

Points - higher is better