Average Bench: 29.3% (730th of 1206)

Based on 1,939 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F42 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) II X3 720 Processor
Poor: 23%Average: 29.3% Great: 35%
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

Very poor average bench

The AMD Phenom II X3 720 averaged 70.6% 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 50.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 100Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom II X3 720 is just 12.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Phenom II X3 720 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 147Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 146Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,939 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.8 1-Core 50.7 59.5
73.2 2-Core 100 118
35.5% 75.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
97.8 4-Core 144 176
106 8-Core 146 176
19.8% 145 Pts
Min Avg Max
109 64-Core 147 176
9.9% 147 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 61.1
2-Core 116
42% 88.3 Pts
4-Core 172
8-Core 181
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 58.3
2-Core 118
41% 87.9 Pts
4-Core 169
8-Core 159
22% 164 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 54.1
2-Core 108
38% 80.9 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 159
22% 160 Pts
64-Core 158
11% 158 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 53.8
2-Core 108
38% 80.8 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 157
21% 156 Pts
64-Core 157
10% 157 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 52
2-Core 104
37% 77.8 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 148
21% 151 Pts
64-Core 154
10% 154 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50.1
2-Core 103
36% 76.6 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 155
21% 155 Pts
64-Core 150
10% 150 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 47.7
2-Core 92.5
33% 70.1 Pts
4-Core 137
8-Core 136
19% 136 Pts
64-Core 139
9% 139 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 43.9
2-Core 103
34% 73.3 Pts
4-Core 122
8-Core 79.8
15% 101 Pts
64-Core 105
7% 105 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,641,434 CPUs tested.

Typical Phenom II X3 720 Builds (Compare 831 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA790XT-UD4P

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 5% - Terrible Total price: $70

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