Average Bench: 19.9% (932nd of 1206)

Based on 225 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F22 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) 8400 Triple-Core Processor
Poor: 14%Average: 19.9% Great: 23%
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 22%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 10%
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Terrible average bench

The AMD Phenom 8400 Triple-Core averaged 80.1% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 34.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 68.3Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom 8400 Triple-Core is just 8.47%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD Phenom 8400 Triple-Core performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 101Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 100Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 225 samples)
Min Avg Max
20 1-Core 34.4 38.7
40.5 2-Core 68.3 76.7
24.2% 51.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
62 4-Core 97.4 114
66.3 8-Core 100 114
13.4% 98.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
69.5 64-Core 101 114
6.8% 101 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 38.3
2-Core 76.1
27% 57.2 Pts
4-Core 113
8-Core 113
15% 113 Pts
64-Core 113
8% 113 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
1-Core 38.6
2-Core 80.6
28% 59.6 Pts
4-Core 100
8-Core 114
14% 107 Pts
64-Core 122
8% 122 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
1-Core 32.8
2-Core 72.6
24% 52.7 Pts
4-Core 112
8-Core 113
15% 112 Pts
64-Core 112
8% 112 Pts
Socket 940, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 33.7
2-Core 71.2
24% 52.4 Pts
4-Core 93.4
8-Core 90.7
13% 92.1 Pts
64-Core 99.1
7% 99.1 Pts
Socket 940, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
1-Core 35.8
2-Core 69.4
25% 52.6 Pts
4-Core 83.5
8-Core 83
11% 83.2 Pts
64-Core 84.5
6% 84.5 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 32.1
2-Core 52.8
21% 42.4 Pts
4-Core 84
8-Core 77.7
11% 80.8 Pts
64-Core 76.5
5% 76.5 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 33.4
2-Core 66.5
24% 50 Pts
4-Core 71.1
8-Core 61.1
9% 66.1 Pts
64-Core 60.1
4% 60.1 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 31.1
2-Core 58.9
21% 45 Pts
4-Core 63.5
8-Core 72
9% 67.8 Pts
64-Core 92.4
6% 92.4 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,160,886 CPUs tested.

Typical Phenom 8400 Triple-Core Builds (Compare 152 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 25%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
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System: Acer Aspire X3200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 13% - Very poor Total price: $25

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