Average Bench: 45.2% (394th of 1122)

Based on 12,853 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00630F01 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 860K Quad Core Processor

The AMD Athlon X4 860K is a quad core budget processor. Released in mid 2014, the 860K is based on the steamroller architecture which also powers some of AMD's more recent APUs including the A10-7850K. In addition to a 3.7 GHz steamroller chip, the A10-7850K also includes integrated R7 graphics. Comparing the CPU performance of the A10-7850K and 860K shows that the two processors perform almost identically. A key comparable for the 860K is Intel's G3258 which is an unlocked dual core Pentium. Comparing the G3258 and X4 860K shows that the G3258 leads by as much as 70% for dual and single core workloads but the 860K outperforms the G3258 by around 20% on multi-core workloads. The G3258 wins hands down for Desktop computing which is heavily single and dual core dominated but for some (relatively rare) gaming workloads the X4 860K will outperform the G3258. [Mar '15 CPUPro]

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Below average average bench

The AMD Athlon II X4 860K averaged 54.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Integer Speed 252Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 70.9Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X4 860K is 21.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Athlon II X4 860K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 191Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 231Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,853 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.2 SC Int 70.9 80.5
44.2 SC Float 64.2 74.8
50.1 SC Mixed 67 77.5
53.9% 67.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
155 QC Int 252 305
123 QC Float 187 227
142 QC Mixed 227 275
50.5% 222 Pts
Min Avg Max
168 MC Int 257 307
140 MC Float 191 226
152 MC Mixed 231 279
34.1% 226 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.2
SC Float 76.3
SC Mixed 78.6
63% 79 Pts
QC Int 307
QC Float 233
QC Mixed 281
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 291
MC Float 233
MC Mixed 281
40% 268 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.1
SC Float 73.9
SC Mixed 77.1
61% 76.7 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 223
QC Mixed 274
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 316
MC Float 227
MC Mixed 266
41% 270 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78
SC Float 69.6
SC Mixed 73.7
59% 73.8 Pts
QC Int 303
QC Float 211
QC Mixed 264
59% 259 Pts
MC Int 301
MC Float 214
MC Mixed 266
39% 260 Pts
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 Prices

Approx. $80 @ launch in Aug '14
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop 45%
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Workstation 26%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A68HM-HD2 - $64

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $232

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 Comments

AMD Athlon X4 Quad-Core Processor...

Added 3 years ago.

Terrible (edit your comment) Add link

10 days ago.

Gotta love bottlenecks for a gtx 1050 ti


Excellent

4 months ago.

Outdated and very slow compared to newer equally priced CPU such as intel i3 8100 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200


Average

5 months ago.

Is a very good CPU is better a i3 and some i5


Good

13 days ago.

rapidisimo coño


Good

1 month ago.

Great


Poor

17 months ago.

its perfect for overclocking experiments and for on-budget builds


Excellent

1 month ago.

i3 and i5 KILLER!!!!!


Excellent

4 months ago.

very cheap quad core that will not bottleneck your gpu as long as your into 1080p gaming. keep in mind that the g3258 is stronger, but new games need more then dual cores so check what your game need and make the choise for your self.


Poor

6 months ago.

it runs new games on low presets at 30fps, sometimes visible bottleneck.


Poor

3 years ago.


Terrible

10 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

11 months ago.

Was good, not so good now.


Good

13 months ago.

buen procesador por un precio bajo siempre tengas ya una mother de el socket fm2 vale la pena comprarlo si no tienes dinero


Good

12 months ago.

Good basic quad core for office or light gaming and entertainment build. Overshadowed now by the hyperthreaded Intel G4560 dual core.


Poor

3 months ago.

Luckily i didn't buy this crap.


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