Average Bench: 62.2% (440th of 1264)

Based on 2,276 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F43 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 970 Processor
Poor: 52%Average: 62.2% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The AMD Phenom II X4 970 averaged 37.7% 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 83.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 63.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom II X4 970 is just 15.7%. 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 243Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 242Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,276 samples)
Min Avg Max
74 Memory 83.5 90.6
54.4 1-Core 63.1 70
106 2-Core 126 140
57.5% 90.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
158 4-Core 238 274
171 8-Core 242 275
32.8% 240 Pts
Min Avg Max
170 64-Core 243 277
16.3% 243 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 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.7
1-Core 64.9
2-Core 130
60% 94.2 Pts
4-Core 255
8-Core 262
35% 258 Pts
64-Core 260
18% 260 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Memory 89.5
1-Core 64.9
2-Core 130
60% 94.8 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 239
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 251
17% 251 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Memory 83.4
1-Core 63.6
2-Core 129
58% 92 Pts
4-Core 253
8-Core 255
35% 254 Pts
64-Core 247
17% 247 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 62.2
2-Core 126
57% 90.4 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 233
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,215,185 CPUs tested.

Typical Phenom II X4 970 Builds (Compare 155 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA78LMT-S2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 13% - Very poor Total price: $33

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