Average Bench: 50.1% (750th of 1316)

Based on 1,996 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F23 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) 9950 Quad-Core Processor
Poor: 40%Average: 50.1% Great: 57%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The AMD Phenom 9950 averaged 49.8% 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 70.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 45.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom 9950 is just 16.6%. 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 175Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 174Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,996 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.2 Memory 70.9 81.8
36.6 1-Core 45.3 50.3
70.2 2-Core 90.5 101
44.9% 68.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
111 4-Core 171 193
113 8-Core 174 195
23.5% 172 Pts
Min Avg Max
127 64-Core 175 197
11.8% 175 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.3
1-Core 45.2
2-Core 93.4
47% 72 Pts
4-Core 187
8-Core 188
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 188
13% 188 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.1
1-Core 46.2
2-Core 93.3
48% 72.5 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 185
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.9
1-Core 46.8
2-Core 92.8
47% 71.5 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 188
25% 186 Pts
64-Core 188
13% 188 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.2
1-Core 46.8
2-Core 93.6
46% 70.9 Pts
4-Core 187
8-Core 178
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 174
12% 174 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.9
1-Core 43.1
2-Core 82.4
45% 66.8 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 182
23% 172 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.7
1-Core 44.7
2-Core 82.7
44% 66.7 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 145
22% 155 Pts
64-Core 163
11% 163 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz
Memory 66.6
1-Core 44.8
2-Core 84.3
43% 65.2 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 189
26% 188 Pts
64-Core 188
13% 188 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,295,483 CPUs tested.

Typical Phenom 9950 Builds (Compare 84 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M3A79-T DELUXE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 5% - Terrible Total price: $81

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


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