Average Bench: 50.7% (699th of 1242)

Based on 1,652 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F23 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) 9850 Quad-Core Processor
Poor: 43%Average: 50.7% Great: 57%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The AMD Phenom 9850 averaged 49.3% 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 72.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 44Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom 9850 is just 14%. 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 1,652 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.6 Memory 72.7 82.8
35.9 1-Core 44 50.1
76.6 2-Core 88.2 101
45% 68.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
121 4-Core 168 199
128 8-Core 171 201
23.1% 169 Pts
Min Avg Max
128 64-Core 172 203
11.6% 172 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 2.5 GHz
Memory 80.8
1-Core 42.7
2-Core 84.5
47% 69.3 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 183
25% 182 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.1
1-Core 44.3
2-Core 88.5
46% 69.6 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 153
20% 150 Pts
64-Core 148
10% 148 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 73.7
1-Core 45.5
2-Core 88.6
46% 69.3 Pts
4-Core 153
8-Core 166
22% 160 Pts
64-Core 160
11% 160 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.1
1-Core 43.8
2-Core 88.3
44% 67.1 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 177
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 68
1-Core 44.9
2-Core 87.5
44% 66.8 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 178
24% 177 Pts
64-Core 176
12% 176 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 69.1
1-Core 45.5
2-Core 89.6
44% 68.1 Pts
4-Core 137
8-Core 161
20% 149 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.1
1-Core 41.9
2-Core 54.9
43% 58.6 Pts
4-Core 40.5
8-Core 98.2
8% 69.3 Pts
64-Core 81.2
5% 81.2 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,882,363 CPUs tested.

Typical Phenom 9850 Builds (Compare 993 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M4A785-M

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 7% - Terrible Total price: $45

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 Comments

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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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