Average Bench: 56% (551st of 1240)

Based on 2,633 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F42 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 940 Processor
Poor: 47%Average: 56% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The AMD Phenom II X4 940 averaged 44.0% 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. Memory Latency 77.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 53.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom II X4 940 is just 15.3%. 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 207Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 206Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,633 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.6 Memory 77.1 83.7
41.6 1-Core 53.8 61.1
82.8 2-Core 107 122
51% 79.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
127 4-Core 203 241
137 8-Core 206 243
27.9% 204 Pts
Min Avg Max
128 64-Core 207 244
13.9% 207 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.8
1-Core 61.3
2-Core 122
56% 88.4 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 245
34% 245 Pts
64-Core 247
17% 247 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.3
1-Core 55.8
2-Core 111
53% 82.1 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 221
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 219
15% 219 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.2
1-Core 55.2
2-Core 112
52% 82 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 177
28% 199 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.2
1-Core 54.6
2-Core 109
52% 81 Pts
4-Core 211
8-Core 219
29% 215 Pts
64-Core 213
14% 213 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.2
1-Core 53.4
2-Core 108
51% 79.9 Pts
4-Core 211
8-Core 213
29% 212 Pts
64-Core 214
14% 214 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 77.9
1-Core 55.2
2-Core 110
52% 81 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 213
29% 210 Pts
64-Core 211
14% 211 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.9
1-Core 54.1
2-Core 108
47% 75.4 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 196
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 202
14% 202 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,717,545 CPUs tested.

Typical Phenom II X4 940 Builds (Compare 1,384 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA770-UD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 16% - Very poor Total price: $75

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