Average Bench: 39.5% (528th of 1159)

Based on 2,436 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F42 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 940 Processor
Poor: 28%Average: 39.5% Great: 47%
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD Phenom II X4 940 averaged 60.5% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 271Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 72.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom II X4 940 is just 18.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Phenom II X4 940 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 169Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 209Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,436 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.7 SC Int 72.2 83.7
34.3 SC Float 43.4 50.1
44.1 SC Mixed 54.3 63.1
45.4% 56.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
155 QC Int 271 326
102 QC Float 164 198
129 QC Mixed 205 246
48.6% 213 Pts
Min Avg Max
207 MC Int 279 330
127 MC Float 169 200
148 MC Mixed 209 249
33.2% 219 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
SC Int 88.2
SC Float 53.5
SC Mixed 66.5
56% 69.4 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 211
QC Mixed 265
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 354
MC Float 212
MC Mixed 266
42% 277 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 72.4
SC Float 44.1
SC Mixed 54.8
46% 57.1 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 175
QC Mixed 215
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 291
MC Float 176
MC Mixed 216
34% 227 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.4
SC Float 42.9
SC Mixed 52.6
44% 55.3 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 174
QC Mixed 218
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 262
MC Float 160
MC Mixed 213
32% 212 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.9
SC Float 43.2
SC Mixed 53.5
45% 56.2 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 174
QC Mixed 215
51% 226 Pts
MC Int 285
MC Float 174
MC Mixed 216
34% 225 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 58.4
SC Float 40.8
SC Mixed 49.8
40% 49.7 Pts
QC Int 285
QC Float 173
QC Mixed 212
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 166
MC Mixed 210
34% 222 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.6
SC Float 43.7
SC Mixed 48.9
44% 55.4 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 174
QC Mixed 212
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 289
MC Float 170
MC Mixed 213
34% 224 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 72.7
SC Float 44
SC Mixed 54.8
46% 57.2 Pts
QC Int 262
QC Float 155
QC Mixed 194
46% 204 Pts
MC Int 271
MC Float 165
MC Mixed 209
33% 215 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 55.5
SC Float 38.8
SC Mixed 50
38% 48.1 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 162
QC Mixed 201
48% 212 Pts
MC Int 259
MC Float 152
MC Mixed 202
31% 204 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,944,887 CPUs tested.

Typical Phenom II X4 940 Builds (Compare 1,041 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA770-UD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $104

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