Average Bench: 51% (720th of 1316)

Based on 5,825 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F53 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 840 Processor
Poor: 40%Average: 51% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The AMD Phenom II X4 840 averaged 48.9% 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 65.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 56.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom II X4 840 is just 18.7%. 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 215Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 214Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,825 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.5 Memory 65.9 78.9
44.3 1-Core 56.5 62.1
82.8 2-Core 113 124
48.5% 78.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
125 4-Core 210 240
136 8-Core 214 240
28.9% 212 Pts
Min Avg Max
149 64-Core 215 241
14.4% 215 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 74.7
1-Core 60.5
2-Core 97.3
51% 77.5 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 238
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 238
16% 238 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.1
1-Core 58.9
2-Core 118
52% 83.3 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 233
32% 233 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.3
1-Core 56.9
2-Core 116
52% 82.3 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 223
30% 223 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.4
1-Core 59.4
2-Core 118
51% 82.1 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 232
32% 232 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.5
1-Core 57.6
2-Core 117
50% 80.6 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 228
31% 225 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.9
1-Core 56.7
2-Core 112
50% 79.3 Pts
4-Core 204
8-Core 227
29% 215 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 68
1-Core 57.4
2-Core 116
50% 80.5 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 154
22% 162 Pts
64-Core 163
11% 163 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 57.1
1-Core 58
2-Core 117
46% 77.3 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 232
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.7
1-Core 55.1
2-Core 109
44% 73.4 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 205
29% 211 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
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Gaming 4%
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Desktop
Desktop 46%
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Workstation
Workstation 4%
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Motherboard: Asus M4N68T-M-LE-V2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $185

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