Average Bench: 27.7% (619th of 1182)

Based on 1,280 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F23 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) 9950 Quad-Core Processor
Poor: 19%Average: 27.7% Great: 33%
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Very poor average bench

The AMD Phenom 9950 averaged 72.2% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 45.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 90.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom 9950 is just 13.9%. 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 177Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 175Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,280 samples)
Min Avg Max
35.1 1-Core 45.5 53
72.2 2-Core 90.9 106
32% 68.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
111 4-Core 173 209
108 8-Core 175 209
23.8% 174 Pts
Min Avg Max
112 64-Core 177 209
11.9% 177 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 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 47.1
2-Core 94.6
33% 70.8 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 191
26% 190 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz
1-Core 44.9
2-Core 90.6
32% 67.8 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 190
26% 189 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 46.7
2-Core 93.8
33% 70.2 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 188
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 46.9
2-Core 94.4
33% 70.7 Pts
4-Core 185
8-Core 186
25% 186 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 47.2
2-Core 93.7
33% 70.4 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 188
25% 185 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 45
2-Core 93.1
32% 69.1 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 184
25% 183 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 45.9
2-Core 92.9
32% 69.4 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 165
23% 167 Pts
64-Core 172
12% 172 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 44.2
2-Core 87.9
31% 66.1 Pts
4-Core 161
8-Core 165
22% 163 Pts
64-Core 164
11% 164 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz
1-Core 46.4
2-Core 91
32% 68.7 Pts
4-Core 119
8-Core 165
18% 142 Pts
64-Core 150
10% 150 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,400,529 CPUs tested.

Typical Phenom 9950 Builds (Compare 143 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
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

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


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