Average Bench: 45.9% (406th of 1158)

Based on 1,630 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F43 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 970 Processor
Poor: 34%Average: 45.9% Great: 53%
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Below average average bench

The AMD Phenom II X4 970 averaged 54.0% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 317Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 83.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom II X4 970 is just 18.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Phenom II X4 970 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 197Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 244Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,630 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.8 SC Int 83.8 94.3
40.9 SC Float 50.6 56.7
50.8 SC Mixed 63 71
52.7% 65.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
204 QC Int 317 371
128 QC Float 192 225
158 QC Mixed 238 278
56.7% 249 Pts
Min Avg Max
250 MC Int 325 374
153 MC Float 197 225
180 MC Mixed 244 281
38.8% 255 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 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.8
SC Float 52.1
SC Mixed 64.9
54% 67.9 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 207
QC Mixed 258
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 347
MC Float 209
MC Mixed 263
41% 273 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.4
SC Float 51.3
SC Mixed 64
54% 66.9 Pts
QC Int 342
QC Float 208
QC Mixed 258
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 342
MC Float 205
MC Mixed 254
41% 267 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.2
SC Float 51.9
SC Mixed 64.4
54% 67.5 Pts
QC Int 345
QC Float 204
QC Mixed 256
61% 268 Pts
MC Int 346
MC Float 208
MC Mixed 262
41% 272 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.6
SC Float 52
SC Mixed 65.2
54% 67.9 Pts
QC Int 342
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 254
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 348
MC Float 206
MC Mixed 259
41% 271 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
SC Int 85.2
SC Float 51.6
SC Mixed 64.6
54% 67.1 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 203
QC Mixed 255
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 340
MC Float 206
MC Mixed 256
41% 268 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.8
SC Float 51
SC Mixed 60.8
51% 64.2 Pts
QC Int 329
QC Float 201
QC Mixed 244
59% 258 Pts
MC Int 323
MC Float 198
MC Mixed 247
39% 256 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.9
SC Float 48
SC Mixed 54.7
47% 59.2 Pts
QC Int 309
QC Float 196
QC Mixed 239
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 330
MC Float 203
MC Mixed 257
40% 263 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 19.5
SC Float 11.8
SC Mixed 14.7
12% 15.3 Pts
QC Int 70.5
QC Float 44.5
QC Mixed 55.8
13% 56.9 Pts
MC Int 73.1
MC Float 44.1
MC Mixed 54.1
9% 57.1 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,144,058 CPUs tested.

Typical Phenom II X4 970 Builds (Compare 1,765 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M4A89GTD-PRO/USB3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $92

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