Average Bench: 46.5% (308th of 980)

Based on 6,883 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 53.5% 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 260Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 70.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X4 860K is 21.1%. 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 196Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 239Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,883 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.2 SC Int 70.5 80.7
52.1 SC Float 66.4 76.4
51.5 SC Mixed 68.4 78.5
54.8% 68.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
172 QC Int 260 315
137 QC Float 193 233
153 QC Mixed 234 284
52% 229 Pts
Min Avg Max
189 MC Int 266 317
145 MC Float 196 236
171 MC Mixed 239 289
35.3% 234 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 78.5
SC Float 73
SC Mixed 75.1
60% 75.5 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 265
59% 259 Pts
MC Int 298
MC Float 216
MC Mixed 266
39% 260 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75
SC Float 69.9
SC Mixed 72.2
58% 72.4 Pts
QC Int 289
QC Float 208
QC Mixed 264
58% 254 Pts
MC Int 248
MC Float 203
MC Mixed 262
36% 238 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 72.1
SC Float 67.9
SC Mixed 69
56% 69.7 Pts
QC Int 292
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 262
58% 255 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 208
MC Mixed 258
38% 252 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.2
SC Float 69.8
SC Mixed 72.4
58% 72.5 Pts
QC Int 291
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 252
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 297
MC Float 213
MC Mixed 267
39% 259 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.8
SC Float 68.6
SC Mixed 70.8
57% 71.1 Pts
QC Int 275
QC Float 200
QC Mixed 245
55% 240 Pts
MC Int 235
MC Float 196
MC Mixed 243
34% 224 Pts
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Desktop 45%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A68HM-HD2 - $64

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $219

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AMD Athlon X4 Quad-Core Processor...

Added 2 years ago.

Excellent

20 days ago.

good for price


Excellent

1 month ago.

Best price,Performance and multicore Cpu.Also great o.c capacity.Better than G3258.


Good

4 months ago.

Best Bang for your Buck


Good

1 day ago.

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


Excellent

1 month ago.

yes


Poor

2 years ago.


Poor

7 months ago.

its perfect for overclocking experiments and for on-budget builds


Poor

7 months ago.

AMAZING!!!!


Good

11 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.


Excellent

2 months ago.

GOOD CPU


Terrible

27 days ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

2 month ago.

Was good, not so good now.


Good

2 months ago.

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


Good

3 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


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