Average Bench: 58.6% (529th of 1307)

Based on 4,271 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F12 Model: AMD FX(tm)-4170 Quad-Core Processor
Poor: 43%Average: 58.6% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The AMD FX-4170 Quad-Core averaged 41.4% 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. Memory Latency 80.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-4170 Quad-Core is 22.2%. 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 221Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 219Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,271 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.7 Memory 80.1 90.1
39 1-Core 67.6 78.4
77.5 2-Core 126 149
57.4% 91.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
113 4-Core 216 256
120 8-Core 219 256
29.7% 217 Pts
Min Avg Max
127 64-Core 221 257
14.8% 221 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM3r2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.1
1-Core 66.4
2-Core 157
63% 104 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 270
37% 271 Pts
64-Core 243
16% 243 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 84
1-Core 82.5
2-Core 154
66% 107 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 241
35% 254 Pts
64-Core 267
18% 267 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 71.9
2-Core 132
60% 95.9 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 233
32% 233 Pts
64-Core 239
16% 239 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 54
2-Core 119
55% 85.7 Pts
4-Core 197
8-Core 204
27% 201 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.9
1-Core 66.5
2-Core 124
54% 87.9 Pts
4-Core 243
8-Core 245
33% 244 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 53.5
2-Core 101
52% 79.5 Pts
4-Core 149
8-Core 178
22% 163 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.5
1-Core 62.8
2-Core 106
52% 81.6 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 184
24% 177 Pts
64-Core 174
12% 174 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.8
1-Core 14.3
2-Core 46
36% 47 Pts
4-Core 65.2
8-Core 81.8
10% 73.5 Pts
64-Core 49.6
3% 49.6 Pts
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Typical FX-4170 Quad-Core Builds (Compare 4,927 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 - $117

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $384

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