Average Bench: 35% (468th of 1182)

Based on 28,746 user benchmarks.  Devices: 178BFBFF00100F43, 178BFBFF00100F42 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 955 Processor

The AMD Phenom II X4 955 is a quad-core processor based on the K10 micro-architecture. When it launched in Q2 of 2009, it was AMD’s fastest CPU. Given its base clock of 3.2 GHz, with appropriate cooling, this unlocked Black Edition chip can be overclocked to speeds in excess of 4 GHz. The 955’s effective speed of 63 isn’t impressive by today’s standards, but when coupled with a decent graphics card, it won't cause major bottlenecks for most games. The 955 was pitched against the high-end of Intel’s Core 2 quads, and now costs a fraction of its original list price as one would expect, however there are better alternatives on the market now. [Dec '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 24%Average: 35% Great: 43%
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD Phenom II X4 955 averaged 64.9% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 57.6Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 115Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom II X4 955 is just 19.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Phenom II X4 955 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 224Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 222Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 28,746 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.3 1-Core 57.6 68.8
84 2-Core 115 137
40.5% 86.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
132 4-Core 219 270
150 8-Core 222 272
30.1% 220 Pts
Min Avg Max
150 64-Core 224 272
15.1% 224 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 59.3
2-Core 118
42% 88.7 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 229
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 53.4
2-Core 116
39% 84.6 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 196
28% 205 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 54.5
2-Core 110
39% 82.5 Pts
4-Core 149
8-Core 142
20% 145 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,493,307 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $130 @ launch in Mar '09
AmazonUS $8318 months
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Typical Phenom II X4 955 Builds (Compare 1,656 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M4A785TD-V EVO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 32% - Below average Total price: $169

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 Comments

Unbeatable multi-core value with AMD Phenom™ II processors...

Added 4 years ago.

Excellent

4 months ago.

Comment 

had it for nearly 6 years and still going strong—Feb '15


Good

1 month ago.

Eski işlemci olmasına rağmen hala iş görüyor.


Good

13 months ago.

i use it even now(in the end of 2017) and still work verry good, but because is age(9 years) latest games only work on minimum(at least they WORK)


Excellent

3 months ago.

I have one of this and its powerfull!


Excellent

2 years ago.

9 Years after i bought it OC at 3.8 and still works great for my application


Terrible

4 years ago.


Terrible

23 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Very good

2 years ago.

Very good for it's age. And even if it's a 3.2 GHz CPU, it's easily overclockable to 3.7 GHz without changing the voltage. (Still there are lots of better choices today, so don't buy it. Go for the fx line if you want more power for less price in the AM3 socket erea. But if you are open then go for Ryzen or the 5-7 gen intel CPU-s.)


Very good

3 years ago.

old school design, but can OC over 4Ghz (mine is sitting on 4.1Ghz and has been for near 3 years straight). outstanding bang for buck!


Excellent

3 months ago.

good cpu


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