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.


Single thread mark
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CPU mark
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CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
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56.680 mPixels/s
26.268 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Ocean Surface Simulation
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740.431 Frames/s
279.396 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
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3.237 Frames/s
1.975 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
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49.002 Frames/s
34.196 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
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218.231 mHash/s
131.800 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
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9047 Frames
1176 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
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7128 Frames
477 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
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12887 Frames
1715 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
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9047.000 Fps
1176.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
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7128.000 Fps
477.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
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12887.000 Fps
1715.000 Fps
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 1799
PassMark - CPU mark 3977
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
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 1176 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 477 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 1715 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 1176.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 477.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 1715.000 Fps

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)


Family AMD PRO A-Series Processors
Launch date 3 October 2016
OS Support Windows 10 - 64-Bit Edition, RHEL x86 64-Bit, Ubuntu x86 64-Bit
Place in performance rating 414
Series AMD PRO A-Series A12 APU for Desktops
Vertical segment Desktop


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


Max memory channels 2
Supported memory frequency 2400 MHz


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

Graphics interfaces


Graphics API support

DirectX 12


Sockets supported AM4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 Watt


PCI Express revision 3.0

Advanced Technologies

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


AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)