Average Bench: 41.9% (483rd of 1206)

Based on 2,011 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F43 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 970 Processor
Poor: 33%Average: 41.9% Great: 48%
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The AMD Phenom II X4 970 averaged 58.0% 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 62.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 125Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom II X4 970 is just 15%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Phenom II X4 970 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 244Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 241Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,011 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.8 1-Core 62.7 70.4
99.6 2-Core 125 140
44.2% 94 Pts
Min Avg Max
158 4-Core 237 274
177 8-Core 241 278
32.5% 239 Pts
Min Avg Max
179 64-Core 244 279
16.4% 244 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 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 65.2
2-Core 130
46% 97.5 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 260
35% 258 Pts
64-Core 257
17% 257 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
1-Core 64.5
2-Core 129
46% 96.9 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 258
35% 258 Pts
64-Core 255
17% 255 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.7
2-Core 129
46% 96.8 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 255
34% 252 Pts
64-Core 250
17% 250 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63.4
2-Core 128
45% 95.4 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 248
34% 247 Pts
64-Core 251
17% 251 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 57.9
2-Core 120
42% 89 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 192
26% 190 Pts
64-Core 192
13% 192 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 58.7
2-Core 110
40% 84.6 Pts
4-Core 172
8-Core 200
25% 186 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,642,520 CPUs tested.

Typical Phenom II X4 970 Builds (Compare 2,114 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M4A89GTD-PRO/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $55

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