AMD A12-9800 vs AMD Athlon X4 970

Physical Specifications

Socket AMD Socket AM4 AMD Socket AM4
Process size 28 nm 28 nm
Transistors 1,178 million 1,178 million
Die size 246 mm² 246 mm²
Package µPGA µPGA
tCaseMax 74°C 74°C

Performance

Frequency 3.8 GHz 3.8 GHz
Turbo clock up to 4.2 GHz up to 4 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 38.0x 38.0x
Multiplier unlocked Yes Yes
Voltage 1.475 V 1.475 V
TDP 65 W 65 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Desktop
Production status Active Active
Release date Jul 27th, 2017 Jul 27th, 2017
Codename Bristol Ridge Bristol Ridge
Generation A12 Athlon
Part AD9800AUM44AB AD970XAUM44AB
Memory support DDR4 Dual-channel DDR4 Dual-channel
ECC memory No No

Cores

Total Cores 4 4
Total Threads 4 4
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics Radeon R7

Cache

Cache L1 128K (per core) 128K (per core)
Cache L2 1MB (per core) 512K (per core)

Notes

Notes This processor comes with an unlocked base clock multiplier, allowing users to set the multiplier value higher than shipped value, to facilitate better overclocking. This processor comes with an unlocked base clock multiplier, allowing users to set the multiplier value higher than shipped value, to facilitate better overclocking.

Features & Technologies

3DNow! Yes Yes
AES Yes Yes
AMD-V Yes Yes
AMD64 Yes Yes
AVX Yes Yes
AVX2 Yes Yes
BMI1 Yes Yes
BMI2 Yes Yes
EVP Yes Yes
F16C Yes Yes
FMA3 Yes Yes
FMA4 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4 Yes Yes
SSE4.1 Yes Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
SSE4A Yes Yes
TBM Yes Yes
Turbo Core Yes Yes
XOP Yes Yes

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