Average Bench: 50.1% (726th of 1272)

Based on 1,819 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F23 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) 9850 Quad-Core Processor
Poor: 41%Average: 50.1% Great: 56%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The AMD Phenom 9850 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 71.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 44Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom 9850 is just 15.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Phenom 9850 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 172Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 171Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,819 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.3 Memory 71.6 82
36.6 1-Core 44 50
74.9 2-Core 87.8 99.3
44.5% 67.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
124 4-Core 168 196
122 8-Core 171 197
23.1% 169 Pts
Min Avg Max
125 64-Core 172 200
11.6% 172 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.7
1-Core 45.4
2-Core 89.6
48% 71.9 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 178
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 175
12% 175 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 76.7
1-Core 45.3
2-Core 91.5
47% 71.2 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 183
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.2
1-Core 48.6
2-Core 97.8
45% 70.5 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 191
26% 192 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.3
1-Core 45.3
2-Core 91.2
44% 67.6 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 181
25% 181 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 73.2
1-Core 43.6
2-Core 89.5
45% 68.8 Pts
4-Core 133
8-Core 138
18% 135 Pts
64-Core 140
9% 140 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,646,601 CPUs tested.

Typical Phenom 9850 Builds (Compare 267 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M4A785-M

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 15% - Very poor Total price: $20

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Added n/a ago.

Excellent

2 years ago.

A Very good processor of its time - it can even keep up with Lower End Skylake CPUs, especially when overclocked - which it is great at handling.


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