AMD A10-8750 vs AMD A12-9800

Compare AMD 2 core CPU vs AMD A12-Series APU for Desktops 2 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

19 %
Identical
19 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

34 %
35 %
2% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

15 %
Identical
15 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

14 %
Identical
14 %

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

1,402
1,562
11% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

456
531
16% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

2
Identical
2

Threads

Number of logical processing units

4
Identical
4

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
Identical
65 W

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

820th of 1,326
813th of 1,326

Family

The product line

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A12-Series APU for Desktops

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

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July 2017

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

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DDR4

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

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No

A10-8750 vs A12-9800 comparison

In our benchmarks, the A12-9800 beats the A10-8750 in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the A10-8750 in all gaming tests too.

When comparing these CPUs we notice that they have the same number of cores and the same number of threads.

Both these chips have an identical TDP (Thermal Design Power). This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.

In conclusion, all specs and CPU benchmarks considered, will recommend the A12-9800 over the A10-8750.

CPU comparison

Use the table to the left to compare both the A10-8750 and the A12-9800, the advantages and disadvantages of each are shown.

CPU rating

Our CPU rating is split into 4 categories: Overall, Gaming, Multitasking and Heavy Workloads. The overall score accesses performance using all CPU cores, gaming prioritises the first six cores, multitasking takes the first eight cores into account and finally heavy workloads are measured using a sixteen-core baseline.

Processor specifications

The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. Indeed, the A10-8750 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

Clock speed and Turbo speed are important when comparing per core performance, generally the higher, the better. A higher clock speed may cause a higher TDP, however.

TDP (Thermal Design Power) is a measurement of how much energy is lost as heat when a processor is running. This has an impact on system temperatures. If temperatures get too high (typically around 100 °C or 200 °F), the CPU will lower its performance in order to prevent damage to the chip. Adequate cooling is essential for good performance.

Cache is very fast memory built into the processor. It stores what the CPU is currently working on and anything that doesn't fit is sent to the main system memory, which is slower but more plentiful. It is split into three levels, with Level 1 being the fastest and Level 3 being the slowest. More CPU cache is desirable for high-performance scenarios.

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