Average Bench: 18.9% (790th of 1182)

Based on 3,054 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F43 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) II X2 555 Processor
Poor: 13%Average: 18.9% Great: 22%
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

Terrible average bench

The AMD Phenom II X2 555 averaged 81.1% 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 55.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 105Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom II X2 555 is just 9.57%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD Phenom II X2 555 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 109Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 108Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,054 samples)
Min Avg Max
38.3 1-Core 55.7 64.4
64.7 2-Core 105 127
38.2% 80.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
66.3 4-Core 106 126
79.2 8-Core 108 126
14.6% 107 Pts
Min Avg Max
76.4 64-Core 109 128
7.3% 109 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
1-Core 58.8
2-Core 118
42% 88.6 Pts
4-Core 119
8-Core 119
16% 119 Pts
64-Core 118
8% 118 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
1-Core 57.8
2-Core 116
41% 86.8 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 119
16% 118 Pts
64-Core 118
8% 118 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 59.1
2-Core 115
41% 87.1 Pts
4-Core 117
8-Core 117
16% 117 Pts
64-Core 119
8% 119 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 58.1
2-Core 114
40% 85.8 Pts
4-Core 116
8-Core 116
16% 116 Pts
64-Core 115
8% 115 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 58.9
2-Core 117
41% 87.8 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 114
16% 114 Pts
64-Core 115
8% 115 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 58.1
2-Core 110
40% 84.2 Pts
4-Core 112
8-Core 113
15% 112 Pts
64-Core 110
7% 110 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 59.2
2-Core 111
40% 85 Pts
4-Core 110
8-Core 114
15% 112 Pts
64-Core 111
8% 111 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 48.4
2-Core 68.3
29% 58.4 Pts
4-Core 83.1
8-Core 95.2
12% 89.1 Pts
64-Core 79.4
5% 79.4 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,308,652 CPUs tested.

Typical Phenom II X2 555 Builds (Compare 1,445 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-880GM-UD2H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 6% - Terrible Total price: $60

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