Average Bench: 50.7% (731st of 1316)

Based on 2,360 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F42 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) II X3 720 Processor
Poor: 40%Average: 50.7% Great: 57%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The AMD Phenom II X3 720 averaged 49.2% 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 77.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 50.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom II X3 720 is just 16.9%. 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 145Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 144Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,360 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.2 Memory 77.3 86.6
39.5 1-Core 50.5 60.1
70.3 2-Core 99.6 121
49.3% 75.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
86.4 4-Core 142 177
96 8-Core 144 176
19.5% 143 Pts
Min Avg Max
99.4 64-Core 145 176
9.7% 145 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.8
1-Core 52
2-Core 104
53% 80.3 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 156
21% 155 Pts
64-Core 155
10% 155 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.3
1-Core 56
2-Core 97.5
52% 78.3 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 174
23% 170 Pts
64-Core 171
12% 171 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.4
1-Core 50.8
2-Core 103
52% 79.1 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 151
21% 151 Pts
64-Core 152
10% 152 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.3
1-Core 49.9
2-Core 100
50% 76.2 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 152
21% 151 Pts
64-Core 152
10% 152 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.3
1-Core 51
2-Core 102
49% 75.9 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 152
21% 151 Pts
64-Core 153
10% 153 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.4
1-Core 50.7
2-Core 87.9
48% 72 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 135
17% 125 Pts
64-Core 140
9% 140 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.7
1-Core 39.4
2-Core 74.5
42% 61.9 Pts
4-Core 111
8-Core 125
16% 118 Pts
64-Core 155
10% 155 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,378,382 CPUs tested.

Typical Phenom II X3 720 Builds (Compare 438 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA790XT-UD4P

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $29

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6 months ago.

I have had 2 of them running 24/7 since they first came out doing data processing and they NEVER fail.......and one still runs on the original XP Pro and the other updated to Win7 and then Win 10 so it gets to use all 8GB of ram......they just keep on running since 2009


Excellent

23 months ago.

Buy in 2010,CPU good and fast,but he hot! Work stability!!!


Good

5 months ago.

Triple core FTW


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