Average Bench: 60.2% (467th of 1264)

Based on 3,897 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F12 Model: AMD FX(tm)-4170 Quad-Core Processor
Poor: 49%Average: 60.2% Great: 67%
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-4170 Quad-Core averaged 39.8% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 82.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 69.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-4170 Quad-Core is just 18.4%. 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 227Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 224Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,897 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.1 Memory 82.4 91.4
45.5 1-Core 69.3 79.7
86.2 2-Core 130 152
59% 93.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
131 4-Core 222 265
141 8-Core 224 263
30.5% 223 Pts
Min Avg Max
146 64-Core 227 264
15.2% 227 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.1
1-Core 75.6
2-Core 142
65% 103 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 250
34% 250 Pts
64-Core 244
16% 244 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.7
1-Core 77.7
2-Core 140
64% 102 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 251
34% 251 Pts
64-Core 249
17% 249 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.6
1-Core 83
2-Core 146
67% 107 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 218
31% 223 Pts
64-Core 248
17% 248 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.4
1-Core 76.5
2-Core 139
64% 101 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 244
33% 243 Pts
64-Core 234
16% 234 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.8
1-Core 71.3
2-Core 136
58% 94.7 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 240
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 222
15% 222 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.7
1-Core 77
2-Core 128
58% 93.6 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 246
32% 240 Pts
64-Core 246
16% 246 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.5
1-Core 66.1
2-Core 133
54% 89.5 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 188
28% 200 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,181,341 CPUs tested.

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Typical FX-4170 Quad-Core Builds (Compare 4,765 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $162

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