Average Bench: 57.2% (630th of 1439)

Based on 420 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F12 Model: AMD FX(tm)-4200 Quad-Core Processor
Poor: 44%Average: 57.2% Great: 64%
Gaming 57%
Desktop 60%
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The AMD FX-4200 Quad-Core averaged 42.8% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 79Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 58Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-4200 Quad-Core is 20.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-4200 Quad-Core performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 212Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 210Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 420 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.5 Memory 79 88.1
39.2 1-Core 58 68.2
80.1 2-Core 114 134
52.4% 83.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
117 4-Core 207 252
128 8-Core 210 255
27.8% 208 Pts
Min Avg Max
129 64-Core 212 259
13.1% 212 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.4
1-Core 62
2-Core 121
55% 87.9 Pts
4-Core 187
8-Core 197
26% 192 Pts
64-Core 194
12% 194 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.1
1-Core 62
2-Core 117
54% 86.1 Pts
4-Core 173
8-Core 195
24% 184 Pts
64-Core 191
12% 191 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.3
1-Core 56
2-Core 110
48% 78.2 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 174
22% 168 Pts
64-Core 179
11% 179 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.9
1-Core 37
2-Core 75.6
38% 58.8 Pts
4-Core 129
8-Core 133
17% 131 Pts
64-Core 106
7% 106 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 67,367,766 CPUs tested

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Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop 51%
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 22% - Poor Total price: $148

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2 months ago.

Really odd chip. One of the few FX CPU's that didn't share modules and was a true quad core. If AMD stuck with this design AMD FX would be quite a bit better.

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