Average Bench: 30.6% (702nd of 1203)

Based on 1,308 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F23 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) 9950 Quad-Core Processor
Poor: 23%Average: 30.6% Great: 36%
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD Phenom 9950 averaged 69.4% 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 45.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 90.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom 9950 is just 12.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Phenom 9950 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 176Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 175Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,308 samples)
Min Avg Max
35.9 1-Core 45.4 52.4
72.6 2-Core 90.8 105
32% 68.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
112 4-Core 174 208
107 8-Core 175 208
23.8% 174 Pts
Min Avg Max
98.5 64-Core 176 206
11.8% 176 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 54.2
2-Core 109
38% 81.4 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 215
30% 215 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 48.2
2-Core 95
34% 71.6 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 187
25% 185 Pts
64-Core 188
13% 188 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 46.5
2-Core 94.3
33% 70.4 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 182
25% 182 Pts
64-Core 182
12% 182 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 46.5
2-Core 91.8
33% 69.2 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 176
25% 179 Pts
64-Core 134
9% 134 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.1
2-Core 77.7
28% 59.4 Pts
4-Core 119
8-Core 132
17% 125 Pts
64-Core 146
10% 146 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 43.2
2-Core 64.1
26% 53.7 Pts
4-Core 78.7
8-Core 106
12% 92.4 Pts
64-Core 88.7
6% 88.7 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,395,104 CPUs tested.

Typical Phenom 9950 Builds (Compare 151 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M3A79-T DELUXE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 4% - Terrible Total price: $116

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Excellent

16 months ago.

can do 3ds max 2013 and vray rendering with on boards 3300 graphic


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