Average Bench: 55.7% (563rd of 1265)

Based on 2,679 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F42 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 940 Processor
Poor: 47%Average: 55.7% 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 44.3% 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. Memory Latency 76.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 54.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom II X4 940 is just 15%. 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 207Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,679 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.6 Memory 76.4 83.2
46 1-Core 54.3 60.7
89.7 2-Core 108 122
50.9% 79.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
147 4-Core 204 238
155 8-Core 207 239
28% 205 Pts
Min Avg Max
152 64-Core 207 240
13.9% 207 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
Memory 89.1
1-Core 55.6
2-Core 110
56% 85.1 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 223
30% 220 Pts
64-Core 222
15% 222 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.6
1-Core 61.4
2-Core 122
59% 91.5 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 194
26% 194 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 79.1
1-Core 55.4
2-Core 111
52% 81.9 Pts
4-Core 219
8-Core 221
30% 220 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.3
1-Core 54.6
2-Core 110
52% 80.8 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 221
30% 219 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.1
1-Core 56
2-Core 111
52% 81 Pts
4-Core 217
8-Core 215
30% 216 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 55.3
2-Core 109
53% 82.5 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 188
24% 182 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.9
1-Core 55.1
2-Core 111
52% 81.5 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 175
25% 181 Pts
64-Core 176
12% 176 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.9
1-Core 55.4
2-Core 111
49% 78.6 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 223
30% 221 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.8
1-Core 54.2
2-Core 100
48% 75.3 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 189
24% 178 Pts
64-Core 192
13% 192 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,602,125 CPUs tested.

Typical Phenom II X4 940 Builds (Compare 248 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA770-UD3

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