AMD A12-9720P in 1 Benchmarks. 28 nm, 2.70 GHz

AMD A12-9720P Testing in 1 Benchmarks. Specifications: The architecture is Excavator (Bristol Ridge) , the number of cores is 4, and the number of threads is 4. The base clock speed of AMD A12-9720P is 2.70 GHz. The model supports motherboards with a socket of FP4. The Supported Memory Type is DDR4-1866 (maximum 64 GB).  PCIe version is 3.0 x 8.

Basic specifications AMD A12-9720P

AMD A12-9720P technical specifications and performance testing in benchmarks will open you to all the advantages and disadvantages of AMD A12-9720P. Please learn the key figures of the clock speed and L2/L3 cache and make the right decision.

Technical specs

The general technical information depicts the base data of a CPU’s number of cores and threads, and base and turbo-boost clock speed. Here are key features influencing the performance.

Cores: 4x Excavator
CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Hyperthreading: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.60 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 2.90 GHz  

CPU generation and family

The generation of a AMD A12-9720P CPU, the segment of usage (computer, server or mobile type), the preceding model of a CPU, and its successor.

Name: AMD A12-9720P
Family: AMD A
CPU group: AMD A12-9700
Generation: 6
Segment: Mobile
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

iGPU

Not every CPU is equipped with a built-in graphic core. However, if AMD A12-9720P has internal graphics, it is another advantage. Please pay attention to the base and turbo clock speed of the graphic core.

GPU name: AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Bristol Ridge)
GPU frequency: 0.76 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Execution units: 8
Shader: 512
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Max. displays: 2
Generation: 6
Direct X: 12
Technology: 28 nm
Release date: Q2/2016

Hardware codec support

Technical information that does not affect the final performance.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): No
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: Decode
VP8: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
AVC: Decode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory Specifications

Which memory does AMD A12-9720P support? How many channels are operated and how large the memory capacity can be to build in the motherboard? Here are the general data on the capacity and other technology.

Memory type: DDR4-1866
Max. Memory: 64 GB
Memory channels: 2
Bandwidth: 29.9 GB/s
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 8
AES-NI: Yes

Thermal Management (TDP)

TDP shows which cooling system is necessary for a AMD A12-9720P CPU. It stands for Thermal Design Power. Here are all the CPU specifications: the maximum temperature, the approximate thermal calculation for power supply and others.

TDP (PL1): 15 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 90 °C

Additional specifications

AMD A12-9720P technical specifications contain the general data on the technological process of chip production (in nanometer), the cache of L2/L3, the architecture of the central core and ISA extension.

Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX2, FMA3, FMA4
L2-Cache: 2.00 MB
L3-Cache: --
Architecture: Excavator (Bristol Ridge)
Virtualization: AMD-V
Socket: FP4
Part Number: --

iGPU - FP32 Performance AMD A12-9720P

The testing benchmark iGPU is integrated graphics cores in the central processor. The general graphics performance to benchmark the high-speed performance of the video chip is tested. The evaluation scores are presented below. Pay attention that not every manufacturer builds in an inner graphics core. Thus, the general results of the performance do not depend on this parameter, that is considered of good advantage.