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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.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the AMD A12-9800 Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. But this CPU contains 2 Cores and 4 Threads. This CPU may not do well with games especially more recent releases. Best to check with your system requirements from the developer of the games you are interested to see if it is compatible. [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 Size: L1: 512 KB, L2: 4.0 MB,

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

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2016

CPUmark/$Price: 40.33

Overall Rank: 1816

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

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1650
Samples: 148*
*Margin for error: Low

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

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD A12-9800

Integer Math19,563 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math6,050 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers11 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting6,232 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,106 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression58,974 KBytes/Sec
Physics237 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions2,085 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,650 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 3rd of June 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD A12-9800

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 3rd of June 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 3rd of June 2023.
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
BL1827987 - May 27 2023
BL1796383 - Apr 16 2023
BL1790904 - Apr 09 2023
BL1772782 - Mar 18 2023
BL1754640 - Feb 25 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD A12-9800
As of 4th of June 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD A12-9800
Intel Core i3-6100 @ 3.70GHz vs AMD A12-9800
4,151 (+17.4%)
Intel Core i3-7100T @ 3.40GHz vs AMD A12-9800
3,796 (+7.3%)
AMD A10-9700 vs AMD A12-9800
3,516 (-0.6%)
Intel Pentium G4560T @ 2.90GHz vs AMD A12-9800
2,929 (-17.2%)
Intel Core i3-6320 @ 3.90GHz vs AMD A12-9800
4,398 (+24.4%)
Intel Core i3-7100 @ 3.90GHz vs AMD A12-9800
4,363 (+23.4%)
Intel Core i5-3330 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD A12-9800
4,086 (+15.6%)
Intel Core i3-6098P @ 3.60GHz vs AMD A12-9800
4,080 (+15.4%)
AMD Athlon X4 880K vs AMD A12-9800
3,662 (+3.6%)
AMD A8-5600K APU vs AMD A12-9800
2,821 (-20.2%)
Intel Core i3-6300T @ 3.30GHz vs AMD A12-9800
4,024 (+13.8%)
Intel Celeron J4105 @ 1.50GHz vs AMD A12-9800
2,911 (-17.7%)

Is the AMD A12-9800 Good for Gaming?
As of 4th of June 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
Intel Core i9-13900KF
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900T
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
Intel Core i7-13700K
Intel Core i5-13600K
Intel Core i5-13600KF
AMD A12-9800