AMD PRO A12-9800 processor review

PRO A12-9800 processor released by AMD; release date: 3 October 2016. The processor is designed for desktop-computers.

CPU is unlocked for overclocking. Total number of cores - 4. Maximum CPU clock speed - 4.2 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 90°C. Manufacturing process technology - 28 nm. Cache size: L2 - 2 MB.

Supported socket types: AM4. Power consumption (TDP): 65 Watt.

The processor has integrated graphics R7 with the following parameters: maximum frequency - 1108 MHz.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3044
1909
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
47365
6132
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
56.680 mPixels/s
26.268 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Ocean Surface Simulation
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
484.771 Frames/s
279.396 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
T-Rex
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3.237 Frames/s
1.975 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
49.002 Frames/s
34.196 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
218.231 mHash/s
131.800 mHash/s
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 1909
PassMark - CPU mark 6132
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection 26.268 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation 279.396 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 1.975 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition 34.196 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining 131.800 mHash/s

Integrated graphics – AMD Radeon R7 Graphics

Technical info

Boost clock speed 758 MHz
Core clock speed 200 MHz
Floating-point performance 526.8 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm
Pipelines 384
Texture fill rate 16.46 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt
Transistor count 2,410 million

Games performance

Counter-Strike: GO (2012)

Low, 1024x76857.10
Medium, 1366x76842.90
High, 1366x76838.00
Ultra, 1920x108023.60

Total War: Three Kingdoms (2019)

Low, 1280x72028.00

F1 2019 (2019)

Low, 1280x72040.50
Medium, 1920x108016.60

F1 2018 (2018)

Low, 1280x72024.00
Medium, 1920x108013.80

The Crew 2 (2018)

Low, 1280x72022.80
Medium, 1920x108010.50

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)

Low, 1280x72020.40

Team Fortress 2 (2017)

Ultra, 1920x108032.20

Dirt 4 (2017)

Low, 1280x72054.00
Medium, 1920x108021.10

Rocket League (2017)

Low, 1280x72050.40
Medium, 1920x108032.00

Mass Effect Andromeda (2017)

Low, 1280x7207.20

For Honor (2017)

Low, 1280x72036.30
Medium, 1920x108013.30

Resident Evil 7 (2017)

Low, 1280x72048.20
Medium, 1920x108020.90

Dishonored 2 (2016)

Low, 1280x72019.10

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare (2016)

Low, 1280x72032.40

Titanfall 2 (2016)

Low, 1280x72060.30
Medium, 1366x76845.20
High, 1920x108016.60

Farming Simulator 17 (2016)

Medium, 1366x76870.00
High, 1920x108027.30

Civilization VI (2016)

Low, 1024x76849.70
Medium, 1366x76818.20

Battlefield 1 (2016)

Low, 1280x72013.90

Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)

Low, 1280x72019.48
Medium, 1366x76817.40

Mirror's Edge Catalyst (2016)

Low, 1280x72030.45

Overwatch (2016)

Low, 1280x72052.25
Medium, 1366x76841.10
High, 1920x108019.50

Doom (2016)

Low, 1280x72022.30

Hitman 2016 (2016)

Low, 1280x72010.90

Far Cry Primal (2016)

Low, 1280x72020.50
Medium, 1920x10809.50

XCOM 2 (2016)

Low, 1280x72023.60
Medium, 1920x10809.40

Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)

Low, 1024x76828.40
Medium, 1366x76817.75
High, 1920x10808.10

Rainbow Six Siege (2015)

Low, 1024x76853.12
Medium, 1366x76833.70
High, 1920x108017.63
Ultra, 1920x108013.70

Assassin's Creed Syndicate (2015)

Low, 1024x76812.40
Medium, 1366x7687.40

Star Wars Battlefront (2015)

Low, 1024x76825.40
Medium, 1366x76817.15
High, 1920x10808.80
Ultra, 1920x10808.00

Fallout 4 (2015)

Low, 1280x72019.88
Medium, 1366x76814.15
High, 1920x10806.10

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x76834.43
Medium, 1366x76822.37
High, 1920x108014.30

Anno 2205 (2015)

Low, 1024x76827.90
Medium, 1366x76815.38
High, 1920x10807.25
Ultra, 1920x10802.20

World of Warships (2015)

Low, 1366x76857.30
Medium, 1366x76842.05
High, 1920x108021.55
Ultra, 1920x108013.27

Dota 2 Reborn (2015)

Low, 1280x72062.65
Medium, 1366x76846.05
High, 1920x108029.10
Ultra, 1920x108026.20

The Witcher 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x76824.10
Medium, 1366x76816.00
High, 1920x10808.30
Ultra, 1920x10805.50

Dirt Rally (2015)

Low, 1024x768111.28
Medium, 1366x76836.12
High, 1920x108019.97
Ultra, 1920x108012.93

GTA V (2015)

Low, 1024x76853.55
Medium, 1366x76847.05
High, 1920x108012.70
Ultra, 1920x10805.15

Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014)

Low, 1024x76834.04
Medium, 1366x76822.78
High, 1920x10808.98
Ultra, 1920x10807.00

Far Cry 4 (2014)

Low, 1024x76833.10
Medium, 1366x76823.85
High, 1920x108012.15
Ultra, 1920x10806.60

Assassin's Creed Unity (2014)

Low, 1024x76824.30
Medium, 1366x76816.90

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (2014)

Low, 1024x76850.30
Medium, 1366x76832.70
High, 1920x108025.45
Ultra, 1920x108012.25

Alien: Isolation (2014)

Low, 1024x76851.71
Medium, 1366x76834.97
High, 1920x108019.52
Ultra, 1920x108015.67

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014)

Low, 1280x72035.25
Medium, 1344x75623.59
High, 1920x108013.35
Ultra, 1920x108010.00

Sims 4 (2014)

Low, 1024x768106.43
Medium, 1366x76841.53
High, 1920x108024.47
Ultra, 1920x108020.20

Wolfenstein: The New Order (2014)

Low, 1280x72049.25
Medium, 1280x72047.50
High, 1920x108026.45

The Elder Scrolls Online (2014)

Low, 1024x76860.00
Medium, 1366x76846.00
High, 1366x76829.90
Ultra, 1920x108015.40

Thief (2014)

Low, 1024x76824.10
Medium, 1366x76817.23
High, 1366x76813.54
Ultra, 1920x10807.03

X-Plane 10.25 (2013)

Low, 1024x76853.33
Medium, 1366x76824.38
High, 1366x76811.58
Ultra, 1920x10808.35

Battlefield 4 (2013)

Low, 1024x76837.83
Medium, 1366x76829.03
High, 1366x76817.62
Ultra, 1920x10807.20

Total War: Rome II (2013)

Low, 1024x76853.25
Medium, 1366x76841.80
High, 1366x76836.90
Ultra, 1920x108013.00

Company of Heroes 2 (2013)

Low, 1024x76823.28
Medium, 1366x76820.87
High, 1366x76815.50
Ultra, 1920x10806.28

Metro: Last Light (2013)

Low, 1024x76833.23
Medium, 1366x76826.61
High, 1366x76816.54
Ultra, 1920x10808.05

BioShock Infinite (2013)

Low, 1280x72060.49
Medium, 1366x76828.18
High, 1366x76826.10
Ultra, 1920x10809.18

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (2013)

Low, 1024x76894.80
Medium, 1366x76855.90
High, 1366x76837.75
Ultra, 1920x108016.90

Tomb Raider (2013)

Low, 1024x76874.88
Medium, 1366x76840.32
High, 1366x76827.10
Ultra, 1920x108014.27

Crysis 3 (2013)

Low, 1024x76835.88
Medium, 1366x76821.55
High, 1366x76814.98
Ultra, 1920x10806.03

Hitman: Absolution (2012)

Low, 1024x76835.97
Medium, 1366x76829.52
High, 1366x76816.63
Ultra, 1920x10808.28

Borderlands 2 (2012)

Low, 1024x76864.50
Medium, 1366x76844.55
High, 1366x76833.75
Ultra, 1920x108022.90

Diablo III (2012)

Low, 1024x76855.45
Medium, 1366x76840.50
High, 1366x76834.45
Ultra, 1920x108030.35

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)

Low, 1280x72045.53
Medium, 1366x76832.90
High, 1366x76823.73
Ultra, 1920x108014.00

Deus Ex Human Revolution (2011)

Low, 1024x76869.10
High, 1366x76847.95
Ultra, 1920x108021.60

World of Warcraft (2005)

Ultra, 1920x108021.00

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Family AMD PRO A-Series Processors
Launch date 3 October 2016
OPN Tray AD980BAUM44AB
OS Support Windows 10 - 64-Bit Edition, RHEL x86 64-Bit, Ubuntu x86 64-Bit
Place in performance rating 117
Series AMD PRO A-Series A12 APU for Desktops
Vertical segment Desktop

Performance

Base frequency 3.8 GHz
L2 cache 2 MB
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm
Maximum core temperature 90°C
Maximum frequency 4.2 GHz
Number of cores 4
Number of GPU cores 8
Unlocked

Memory

Max memory channels 2
Supported memory frequency 2400 MHz

Graphics

Enduro
Graphics max frequency 1108 MHz
Processor graphics R7
Unified Video Decoder (UVD)
Video Codec Engine (VCE)

Graphics interfaces

DisplayPort
HDMI

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
Vulkan

Compatibility

Sockets supported AM4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 Watt

Peripherals

PCI Express revision 3.0

Advanced Technologies

AMD Secure technology
Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP)
FreeSync
Fused Multiply-Add 4 (FMA4)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions
Out-of-band client management
PowerGating
PowerNow
PowerTune
System Image Stability
TrueAudio

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)
IOMMU 2.0