Average Bench: 42.4% (468th of 1206)

Based on 3,427 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F12 Model: AMD FX(tm)-4170 Quad-Core Processor
Poor: 28%Average: 42.4% Great: 49%
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The AMD FX-4170 Quad-Core averaged 57.5% 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 69.6Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 130Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-4170 Quad-Core is 21%. 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 3,427 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.8 1-Core 69.6 80.3
84 2-Core 130 152
47.5% 99.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
134 4-Core 223 265
145 8-Core 227 264
30.6% 225 Pts
Min Avg Max
155 64-Core 230 266
15.4% 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 4.45 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.3
2-Core 152
53% 113 Pts
4-Core 261
8-Core 266
36% 264 Pts
64-Core 261
18% 261 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.5
2-Core 145
53% 111 Pts
4-Core 255
8-Core 249
35% 252 Pts
64-Core 256
17% 256 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.4
2-Core 140
51% 107 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 238
33% 238 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.1
2-Core 116
47% 95.8 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 248
32% 240 Pts
64-Core 247
17% 247 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69
2-Core 138
49% 103 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 238
33% 239 Pts
64-Core 241
16% 241 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67.4
2-Core 130
47% 98.8 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 213
29% 211 Pts
64-Core 200
13% 200 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69.4
2-Core 129
47% 99.2 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 201
28% 201 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 56.7
2-Core 114
40% 85.1 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 255
33% 243 Pts
64-Core 250
17% 250 Pts
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Typical FX-4170 Quad-Core Builds (Compare 18,551 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $475

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