Average Bench: 36% (601st of 1206)

Based on 2,613 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F42 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 940 Processor
Poor: 28%Average: 36% Great: 42%
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD Phenom II X4 940 averaged 64.0% 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 53.8Pts
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 14.2%. 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 208Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 207Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,613 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.4 1-Core 53.8 61.7
79.1 2-Core 107 124
37.8% 80.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 4-Core 204 242
149 8-Core 207 244
28% 205 Pts
Min Avg Max
147 64-Core 208 247
14% 208 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 65.4
2-Core 131
46% 98.3 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 262
36% 262 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.6
2-Core 128
45% 96.5 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 258
35% 257 Pts
64-Core 256
17% 256 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 62.7
2-Core 126
44% 94.1 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 252
34% 249 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 52.8
2-Core 104
37% 78.6 Pts
4-Core 185
8-Core 156
24% 171 Pts
64-Core 135
9% 135 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,933,441 CPUs tested.

Typical Phenom II X4 940 Builds (Compare 1,242 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
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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