Average Bench: 51.1% (722nd of 1314)

Based on 5,608 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F53 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 840 Processor
Poor: 39%Average: 51.1% 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 66.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 56.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom II X4 840 is just 19.5%. 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 214Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 213Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,608 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.4 Memory 66.2 78.5
44.1 1-Core 56.3 62
86 2-Core 113 124
48.5% 78.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
122 4-Core 209 239
132 8-Core 213 239
28.8% 211 Pts
Min Avg Max
146 64-Core 214 241
14.4% 214 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.8
1-Core 58.5
2-Core 117
50% 80.6 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 235
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 234
16% 234 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 73.2
1-Core 58.5
2-Core 116
52% 82.5 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 207
26% 194 Pts
64-Core 219
15% 219 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.3
1-Core 58.2
2-Core 116
48% 78.4 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 227
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 57.6
1-Core 58.1
2-Core 119
47% 78.2 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 227
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 240
16% 240 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 53.3
1-Core 57.6
2-Core 117
45% 76 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 219
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 52.5
1-Core 59.4
2-Core 118
45% 76.5 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 207
30% 219 Pts
64-Core 217
15% 217 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.8
1-Core 15.9
2-Core 28.4
33% 41 Pts
4-Core 25.5
8-Core 32.6
4% 29 Pts
64-Core 38.3
3% 38.3 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,961,978 CPUs tested.

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Typical Phenom II X4 840 Builds (Compare 8,436 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
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Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 - $53

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $238

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