Average Bench: 32.7% (517th of 1182)

Based on 2,543 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F42 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 940 Processor
Poor: 21%Average: 32.7% Great: 39%
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD Phenom II X4 940 averaged 67.3% 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 54.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 107Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom II X4 940 is just 17.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Phenom II X4 940 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 209Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 207Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,543 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.3 1-Core 54.2 62.8
73.3 2-Core 107 126
38.1% 80.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
123 4-Core 204 246
137 8-Core 207 247
28% 206 Pts
Min Avg Max
144 64-Core 209 250
14% 209 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 55.9
2-Core 112
39% 83.8 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 225
30% 223 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
1-Core 55.3
2-Core 111
39% 83.1 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 221
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
1-Core 55.5
2-Core 111
39% 83.4 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 221
30% 221 Pts
64-Core 222
15% 222 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 55.7
2-Core 111
39% 83.3 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 221
30% 220 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 55.5
2-Core 111
39% 83.1 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 217
30% 218 Pts
64-Core 219
15% 219 Pts
AM2/AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 55.8
2-Core 111
39% 83.3 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 212
30% 216 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 52.8
2-Core 108
38% 80.6 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 216
30% 216 Pts
64-Core 214
14% 214 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,251,827 CPUs tested.

Typical Phenom II X4 940 Builds (Compare 1,101 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA770-UD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Very poor Total price: $60

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