Average Bench: 58.2% (542nd of 1316)

Based on 4,295 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F12 Model: AMD FX(tm)-4170 Quad-Core Processor
Poor: 42%Average: 58.2% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The AMD FX-4170 Quad-Core averaged 41.7% 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 79.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.2Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-4170 Quad-Core is 23.3%. 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 220Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 218Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,295 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.4 Memory 79.6 89.4
38 1-Core 67.2 78.5
72.1 2-Core 125 149
57% 90.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
111 4-Core 215 257
114 8-Core 218 259
29.5% 216 Pts
Min Avg Max
126 64-Core 220 259
14.7% 220 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 86.3
1-Core 75.3
2-Core 113
60% 91.7 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 244
33% 242 Pts
64-Core 231
16% 231 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.2
1-Core 76.5
2-Core 138
61% 98.6 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 247
33% 241 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 79.7
1-Core 77.6
2-Core 142
61% 99.6 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 248
30% 224 Pts
64-Core 249
17% 249 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.6
1-Core 49.8
2-Core 94.5
50% 75.6 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 164
22% 164 Pts
64-Core 159
11% 159 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.2
1-Core 57.1
2-Core 94.1
46% 72.1 Pts
4-Core 197
8-Core 197
27% 197 Pts
64-Core 207
14% 207 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.2
1-Core 58.1
2-Core 92
47% 72.8 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 190
24% 180 Pts
64-Core 81.8
6% 81.8 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,061,723 CPUs tested.

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Typical FX-4170 Quad-Core Builds (Compare 5,496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $387

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