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AMD A4-3420 APU

Price and performance details for the AMD A4-3420 APU can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
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Is the AMD A4-3420 APU Good for Gaming?

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AMD A4-3420 APU


Class: Desktop

Socket: FM1

Clockspeed: 2.8 GHz

Cores: 2 Threads: 2

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 2 x 64 KB
L1 Data Cache: 2 x 64 KB
L2 Cache: 2 x 512 KB

Other names: AMD A4-3420 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2012

CPUmark/$Price: 7.75

Overall Rank:
3619th fastest in multithreading out of 4758 CPUs
2886th fastest in single threading out of 4758 CPUs
1120th fastest in out of 1368 Desktop CPUs

Last Price Change: $136.00 USD (2021-06-01)

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
Single Thread Rating
Samples: 109*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 1,637
Thread: 925
2Single thread rating may be higher than the overall rating, thread performance is just one component of the CPU Mark.

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD A4-3420 APU

Integer Math3,078 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math2,343 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers5 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting2,937 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption267.9 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression22,279 KBytes/Sec
Physics109 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions540 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,113 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 17th of July 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD A4-3420 APU

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 12th of July 2024

Not Enough Data from Current Version of PerformanceTest to Create Distribution Graph.

From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 12th of July 2024.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for AMD A4-3420 APU
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1796534 - Apr 16 2023
BL1796524 - Apr 16 2023
BL1675146 - Nov 20 2022
BL1552070 - Apr 18 2022
BL1520884 - Feb 22 2022
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD A4-3420 APU
As of 17th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD A4-3420 APU
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz vs AMD A4-3420 APU
1,264 (+20.0%)
Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz vs AMD A4-3420 APU
938 (-11.0%)
Intel Core2 Duo E7600 @ 3.06GHz vs AMD A4-3420 APU
1,164 (+10.5%)
AMD A4-3400 APU vs AMD A4-3420 APU
1,081 (+2.6%)
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5600+ vs AMD A4-3420 APU
907 (-13.9%)
Intel Core2 Duo E4600 @ 2.40GHz vs AMD A4-3420 APU
864 (-18.0%)
AMD A4-4020 APU vs AMD A4-3420 APU
1,268 (+20.4%)
Intel Pentium G640T @ 2.40GHz vs AMD A4-3420 APU
1,139 (+8.1%)
Intel Pentium G630T @ 2.30GHz vs AMD A4-3420 APU
1,090 (+3.5%)
AMD Athlon 5000 Dual-Core vs AMD A4-3420 APU
872 (-17.2%)
AMD Athlon II X2 270 vs AMD A4-3420 APU
1,301 (+23.4%)
Intel Celeron G550 @ 2.60GHz vs AMD A4-3420 APU
1,255 (+19.1%)

Is the AMD A4-3420 APU Good for Gaming?
As of 17th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
Intel Core i9-14900K
Intel Core i9-14900KF
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
Intel Core i7-13790F
Intel Core i7-14700K
Intel Core i7-14700KF
AMD A4-3420 APU