Average Bench: 36.5% (431st of 1184)

Based on 3,209 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F12 Model: AMD FX(tm)-4170 Quad-Core Processor
Poor: 25%Average: 36.5% Great: 43%
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD FX-4170 Quad-Core averaged 63.4% 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 69.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 130Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-4170 Quad-Core is just 17.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-4170 Quad-Core performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 230Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 228Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,209 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.6 1-Core 69.5 80.1
84.5 2-Core 130 152
47.5% 99.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
143 4-Core 224 265
154 8-Core 228 264
30.9% 226 Pts
Min Avg Max
163 64-Core 230 266
15.5% 230 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.4
2-Core 161
59% 124 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 268
36% 263 Pts
64-Core 264
18% 264 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.6
2-Core 144
53% 111 Pts
4-Core 253
8-Core 249
34% 251 Pts
64-Core 250
17% 250 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75
2-Core 135
50% 105 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 239
33% 243 Pts
64-Core 243
16% 243 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.8
2-Core 142
51% 108 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 241
33% 241 Pts
64-Core 245
16% 245 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.7
2-Core 141
52% 109 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 241
33% 240 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69.3
2-Core 95.7
41% 82.5 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 203
28% 203 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz
1-Core 70
2-Core 131
48% 100 Pts
4-Core 173
8-Core 205
25% 189 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 54.4
2-Core 89.3
35% 71.9 Pts
4-Core 179
8-Core 213
26% 196 Pts
64-Core 198
13% 198 Pts
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Typical FX-4170 Quad-Core Builds (Compare 17,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $475

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