Average Bench: 36.6% (428th of 1182)

Based on 3,173 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F12 Model: AMD FX(tm)-4170 Quad-Core Processor
Poor: 26%Average: 36.6% Great: 42%
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD FX-4170 Quad-Core averaged 63.4% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 69.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 131Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-4170 Quad-Core is just 16.7%. 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 229Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,173 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.2 1-Core 69.7 79.4
86.8 2-Core 131 152
47.7% 100 Pts
Min Avg Max
145 4-Core 224 262
159 8-Core 229 263
30.9% 226 Pts
Min Avg Max
160 64-Core 230 265
15.5% 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 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81.2
2-Core 152
56% 117 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 270
36% 267 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)
1-Core 77.1
2-Core 144
53% 111 Pts
4-Core 252
8-Core 247
34% 250 Pts
64-Core 254
17% 254 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.5
2-Core 135
51% 106 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 244
33% 243 Pts
64-Core 257
17% 257 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 139
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 240
33% 240 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
AM3r2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.9
2-Core 138
52% 108 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 252
32% 241 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,431,836 CPUs tested.

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AmazonUS $19722 months
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Typical FX-4170 Quad-Core Builds (Compare 16,655 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $450

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