AMD PRO A10-9700 vs AMD A10-7890K

Comparative analysis of AMD PRO A10-9700 and AMD A10-7890K processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Graphics, Graphics interfaces, Graphics API support, Compatibility, Peripherals, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD PRO A10-9700

  • CPU is newer: launch date 9 month(s) later
  • Around 24% higher maximum core temperature: 90°C vs 72.40°C
  • Around 46% lower typical power consumption: 65 Watt vs 95 Watt
  • Around 1% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 1652 vs 1640
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 3 October 2016 vs January 2016
Maximum core temperature 90°C vs 72.40°C
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 Watt vs 95 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 1652 vs 1640

Reasons to consider the AMD A10-7890K

  • Processor is unlocked, an unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
  • Around 13% higher clock speed: 4.3 GHz vs 3.8 GHz
  • 2x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • Around 3% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 20.344 vs 19.763
  • Around 17% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s): 335.352 vs 285.697
  • Around 10% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 1.794 vs 1.631
  • Around 5% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 31.466 vs 29.991
  • Around 15% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 106.183 vs 92.013
Specifications (specs)
Unlocked Unlocked vs Locked
Maximum frequency 4.3 GHz vs 3.8 GHz
L2 cache 4 MB vs 2 MB
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 3624 vs 3620
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 20.344 vs 19.763
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 335.352 vs 285.697
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 1.794 vs 1.631
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 31.466 vs 29.991
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 106.183 vs 92.013

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD PRO A10-9700
CPU 2: AMD A10-7890K

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
1652
1640
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
3620
3624
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
CPU 1
CPU 2
19.763
20.344
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s)
CPU 1
CPU 2
285.697
335.352
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
CPU 1
CPU 2
1.631
1.794
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
CPU 1
CPU 2
29.991
31.466
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
CPU 1
CPU 2
92.013
106.183
Name AMD PRO A10-9700 AMD A10-7890K
PassMark - Single thread mark 1652 1640
PassMark - CPU mark 3620 3624
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 19.763 20.344
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 285.697 335.352
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 1.631 1.794
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 29.991 31.466
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 92.013 106.183
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 1319
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 1878
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3188
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 1319
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 1878
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3188

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD PRO A10-9700 AMD A10-7890K

Essentials

Family AMD PRO A-Series Processors AMD A-Series Processors
Launch date 3 October 2016 January 2016
OPN Tray AD970BAGM44AB
OS Support Windows 10 - 64-Bit Edition, RHEL x86 64-Bit, Ubuntu x86 64-Bit
Place in performance rating 204 312
Series AMD PRO A-Series A10 APU for Desktops AMD A10-Series APU for Desktops
Vertical segment Desktop Desktop
Architecture codename Kaveri
Launch price (MSRP) $150
OPN PIB AD789KXDJCHBX
Price now $199.99
Value for money (0-100) 8.46

Performance

Base frequency 3.5 GHz 4.1 GHz
L2 cache 2 MB 4 MB
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm 28 nm
Maximum core temperature 90°C 72.40°C
Maximum frequency 3.8 GHz 4.3 GHz
Number of cores 4 4
Number of GPU cores 6 8
Unlocked
64 bit support
Compute Cores 12
Die size 246 mm
L1 cache 256 KB
Maximum case temperature (TCase) 74 °C
Transistor count 1178 million

Memory

Max memory channels 2 2
Supported memory frequency 2400 MHz 2133 MHz
Supported memory types DDR3

Graphics

Enduro
Graphics max frequency 1029 MHz 866 MHz
Processor graphics R7 AMD Radeon R7 Graphics
Unified Video Decoder (UVD)
Video Codec Engine (VCE)
iGPU core count 512
Number of pipelines 512
Switchable graphics

Graphics interfaces

DisplayPort
HDMI

Graphics API support

DirectX 12 12
Vulkan

Compatibility

Configurable TDP 45 Watt/65 Watt
Sockets supported AM4 FM2+
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 Watt 95 Watt
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Thermal Solution Wraith cooler

Peripherals

PCI Express revision 3.0 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
AMD App Acceleration
AMD Elite Experiences
AMD HD3D technology
AMD Mantle API
DualGraphics
Frame Rate Target Control (FRTC)
Fused Multiply-Add (FMA)
Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA)
VirusProtect

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)
IOMMU 2.0