Average Bench: 60.8% (444th of 1239)

Based on 3,721 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F12 Model: AMD FX(tm)-4170 Quad-Core Processor
Poor: 51%Average: 60.8% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-4170 Quad-Core averaged 39.1% 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 83.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 70.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-4170 Quad-Core is just 17%. 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 227Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,721 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.4 Memory 83.1 91.6
49.5 1-Core 70.3 81.2
89.4 2-Core 131 153
59.6% 94.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
144 4-Core 225 267
141 8-Core 227 267
30.9% 226 Pts
Min Avg Max
156 64-Core 230 269
15.4% 230 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.2
1-Core 74.5
2-Core 135
64% 101 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 243
34% 246 Pts
64-Core 246
16% 246 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.3
1-Core 77.6
2-Core 150
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 246
34% 250 Pts
64-Core 249
17% 249 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 75.6
2-Core 143
63% 101 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 248
34% 246 Pts
64-Core 245
16% 245 Pts
AM3r2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 73.9
2-Core 134
61% 97.4 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 226
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.7
1-Core 57.3
2-Core 101
52% 79.3 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 234
33% 240 Pts
64-Core 246
16% 246 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz
Memory 81.9
1-Core 68.5
2-Core 131
59% 93.9 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 208
29% 212 Pts
64-Core 223
15% 223 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz
Memory 85.1
1-Core 68.2
2-Core 132
60% 95.2 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 192
26% 191 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
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Typical FX-4170 Quad-Core Builds (Compare 21,979 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $344

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