Average Bench: 50.8% (733rd of 1323)

Based on 5,460 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F53 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 840 Processor
Poor: 40%Average: 50.8% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Average average bench

The AMD Phenom II X4 840 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 65Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 56.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom II X4 840 is just 18.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Phenom II X4 840 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 216Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 215Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,460 samples)
Min Avg Max
49 Memory 65 78.7
43.4 1-Core 56.4 62.3
86.8 2-Core 113 124
48.2% 78.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
138 4-Core 212 239
147 8-Core 215 239
29.1% 213 Pts
Min Avg Max
153 64-Core 216 241
14.5% 216 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.2
1-Core 60.2
2-Core 121
54% 86.2 Pts
4-Core 238
8-Core 239
33% 239 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.7
1-Core 57.5
2-Core 118
50% 81.2 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 234
32% 234 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.5
1-Core 59.3
2-Core 114
52% 82.4 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 173
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.9
1-Core 58.7
2-Core 119
48% 79.7 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 215
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,385,474 CPUs tested.

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Typical Phenom II X4 840 Builds (Compare 572 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
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Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
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Motherboard: Asus M4N68T-M-V2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $178

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