Average Bench: 31.9% (534th of 1182)

Based on 10,575 user benchmarks.  Devices: 178BFBFF00100F53, , 178BFBFF00100FA0 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 640 Processor
Poor: 21%Average: 31.9% Great: 36%
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD Athlon II X4 640 averaged 68.1% 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 53.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 106Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X4 640 is just 15.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Athlon II X4 640 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 205Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 203Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,575 samples)
Min Avg Max
41.5 1-Core 53.2 60.3
80.8 2-Core 106 121
37.5% 79.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
117 4-Core 198 235
143 8-Core 203 238
27.3% 200 Pts
Min Avg Max
138 64-Core 205 240
13.8% 205 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 GHz
1-Core 55.9
2-Core 112
39% 83.7 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 222
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
1-Core 55.6
2-Core 111
39% 83.4 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 223
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
1-Core 55.6
2-Core 111
39% 83.3 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 211
30% 217 Pts
64-Core 222
15% 222 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 55
2-Core 110
39% 82.4 Pts
4-Core 217
8-Core 220
30% 218 Pts
64-Core 219
15% 219 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 54.7
2-Core 110
39% 82.2 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 213
29% 214 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 52.7
2-Core 72.2
31% 62.4 Pts
4-Core 215
8-Core 203
29% 209 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 53.4
2-Core 108
38% 80.8 Pts
4-Core 204
8-Core 196
28% 200 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
1-Core 54.3
2-Core 109
38% 81.5 Pts
4-Core 195
8-Core 208
27% 201 Pts
64-Core 211
14% 211 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 54.7
2-Core 110
39% 82.2 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 165
22% 164 Pts
64-Core 164
11% 164 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asrock N68C-S UCC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $230

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Excellent

13 months ago.

Budget higher-end I bought back in ~2010, still used in the family PC to this day.


Average

14 months ago.

Considering how old it is, it works well even with a GTX 1050


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