Average Bench: 47.2% (287th of 961)

Based on 5,678 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 52.8% 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 263Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 71.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X4 860K is 20.5%. 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 200Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 244Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,678 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.1 SC Int 71.6 81.4
51.6 SC Float 67.1 77.1
52.9 SC Mixed 69.1 79
55.4% 69.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
171 QC Int 263 319
131 QC Float 195 236
157 QC Mixed 238 289
52.7% 232 Pts
Min Avg Max
197 MC Int 271 320
153 MC Float 200 240
171 MC Mixed 244 292
36% 238 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 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.9
SC Float 69.9
SC Mixed 72.7
58% 72.5 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 257
57% 252 Pts
MC Int 209
MC Float 155
MC Mixed 187
28% 184 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 69.6
SC Float 66.5
SC Mixed 66.8
54% 67.6 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 191
QC Mixed 221
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 271
MC Float 193
MC Mixed 225
35% 230 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 55.9
SC Float 51.5
SC Mixed 62.8
45% 56.7 Pts
QC Int 176
QC Float 163
QC Mixed 182
39% 174 Pts
MC Int 217
MC Float 168
MC Mixed 196
29% 194 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.9
SC Float 63.6
SC Mixed 60.4
52% 64.3 Pts
QC Int 181
QC Float 150
QC Mixed 164
38% 165 Pts
MC Int 248
MC Float 177
MC Mixed 216
32% 214 Pts
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Gaming 23%
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Desktop
Desktop 41%
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Workstation
Workstation 26%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A68HM-HD2 - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $271

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 Comments

AMD Athlon X4 Quad-Core Processor...

Added 2 years ago.

Average

1 day ago.

Good value for money


Good

9 days ago.

Best Bang for your Buck


Good

20 days ago.

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


Terrible

1 day ago.

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


Poor

2 years ago.


Poor

16 days ago.

yes


Poor

3 months ago.

AMAZING!!!!


Poor

3 months ago.

its perfect for overclocking experiments and for on-budget builds


Good

7 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.


Good

2 days 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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