Average Bench: 45.8% (412th of 1165)

Based on 1,709 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F43 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 970 Processor
Poor: 34%Average: 45.8% 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 54.2% 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 316Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 83.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom II X4 970 is just 18.4%. 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 196Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 244Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,709 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.1 SC Int 83.7 93.8
40.9 SC Float 50.4 56.4
50.9 SC Mixed 62.9 70.6
52.6% 65.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
209 QC Int 316 368
129 QC Float 191 224
158 QC Mixed 237 277
56.6% 248 Pts
Min Avg Max
251 MC Int 325 371
152 MC Float 196 224
184 MC Mixed 244 279
38.7% 255 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
SC Int 85.5
SC Float 52.3
SC Mixed 65.1
54% 67.6 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 205
QC Mixed 258
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 346
MC Float 207
MC Mixed 258
41% 270 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
SC Int 85.6
SC Float 52
SC Mixed 63.6
54% 67.1 Pts
QC Int 343
QC Float 202
QC Mixed 256
61% 267 Pts
MC Int 342
MC Float 206
MC Mixed 256
41% 268 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
SC Int 85.7
SC Float 51.8
SC Mixed 64.7
54% 67.4 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 204
QC Mixed 253
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 338
MC Float 203
MC Mixed 254
40% 265 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.6
SC Float 50.3
SC Mixed 63.3
53% 65.7 Pts
QC Int 328
QC Float 192
QC Mixed 247
58% 256 Pts
MC Int 330
MC Float 198
MC Mixed 246
39% 258 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.4
SC Float 53
SC Mixed 66.5
56% 69.6 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 175
QC Mixed 237
55% 240 Pts
MC Int 340
MC Float 196
MC Mixed 256
40% 264 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.3
SC Float 50.6
SC Mixed 62.5
51% 63.5 Pts
QC Int 293
QC Float 183
QC Mixed 211
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 305
MC Float 172
MC Mixed 217
35% 232 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.1
SC Float 51.4
SC Mixed 65.1
54% 67.9 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 136
QC Mixed 174
42% 185 Pts
MC Int 314
MC Float 192
MC Mixed 219
37% 242 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.5
SC Float 47.7
SC Mixed 59.6
50% 62.3 Pts
QC Int 222
QC Float 143
QC Mixed 170
41% 178 Pts
MC Int 269
MC Float 157
MC Mixed 194
31% 206 Pts
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Typical Phenom II X4 970 Builds (Compare 1,852 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: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $104

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