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AMD A12-9800

Price and performance details for the AMD A12-9800 can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
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Is the AMD A12-9800 Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

AMD A12-9800

Description: RADEON R7, 12 COMPUTE CORES 4C+8G

Class: Desktop

Socket: AM4

Clockspeed: 3.8 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.2 GHz

Cores: 4 (in 2 physical modules)

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 96 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 1024 KB

Other names: AMD A12-9800 RADEON R7, 12 COMPUTE CORES 4C+8G

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2016

CPUmark/$Price: 40.87

Overall Rank: 2079

Last Price Change: $87.67 USD (2023-06-02)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1664
Samples: 153*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 5,559
Thread: 1,858

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD A12-9800

Integer Math19,676 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math6,109 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers11 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting6,289 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,126 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression59,753 KBytes/Sec
Physics241 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions2,101 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,664 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 23rd of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD A12-9800

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 21st of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 21st of April 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for AMD A12-9800
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2042636 - Mar 05 2024
BL1967792 - Dec 11 2023
BL1955344 - Nov 26 2023
BL1954012 - Nov 24 2023
BL1880713 - Aug 11 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD A12-9800
As of 23rd of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD A12-9800
Intel Core i3-6100 @ 3.70GHz vs AMD A12-9800
4,147 (+15.7%)
Intel Core i3-7100T @ 3.40GHz vs AMD A12-9800
3,768 (+5.1%)
AMD A10-9700 vs AMD A12-9800
3,544 (-1.1%)
Intel Pentium G4560T @ 2.90GHz vs AMD A12-9800
2,966 (-17.2%)
Intel Core i3-7100 @ 3.90GHz vs AMD A12-9800
4,336 (+21.0%)
Intel Core i5-3330 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD A12-9800
4,092 (+14.2%)
Intel Core i3-6098P @ 3.60GHz vs AMD A12-9800
4,021 (+12.2%)
AMD Athlon X4 880K vs AMD A12-9800
3,659 (+2.1%)
AMD A8-5600K APU vs AMD A12-9800
2,849 (-20.5%)
Intel Core i3-6300T @ 3.30GHz vs AMD A12-9800
4,002 (+11.7%)
Intel Celeron J4105 @ 1.50GHz vs AMD A12-9800
2,909 (-18.8%)
Intel Core i5-7600K @ 3.80GHz vs AMD A12-9800
6,797 (+89.7%)

Is the AMD A12-9800 Good for Gaming?
As of 23rd of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
Intel Core i9-14900K
Intel Core i9-14900KF
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
Intel Core i7-14700K
Intel Core i7-13790F
Intel Core i7-14700KF
AMD A12-9800