Average Bench: 49.5% (773rd of 1316)

Based on 3,886 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00630F01 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 840 Quad Core Processor

Below average average bench

The AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core averaged 50.5% 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 63.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 62.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core is 20.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 212Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 211Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,886 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.7 Memory 63.1 73.3
40.2 1-Core 62.1 70.1
77.4 2-Core 119 135
49.6% 81.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
122 4-Core 208 246
123 8-Core 211 246
28.5% 209 Pts
Min Avg Max
128 64-Core 212 246
14.2% 212 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.8
1-Core 66
2-Core 129
55% 89.6 Pts
4-Core 195
8-Core 235
28% 215 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.7
1-Core 61.7
2-Core 126
51% 84.4 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 214
31% 224 Pts
64-Core 213
14% 213 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.1
1-Core 66.4
2-Core 102
49% 77.3 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 225
32% 233 Pts
64-Core 231
16% 231 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 53.8
1-Core 69.5
2-Core 113
48% 78.8 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 218
30% 218 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 52
1-Core 65.6
2-Core 109
46% 75.6 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 182
29% 205 Pts
64-Core 213
14% 213 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 53.6
1-Core 55.8
2-Core 78.3
40% 62.6 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 170
23% 168 Pts
64-Core 187
13% 187 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 58.5
1-Core 62.8
2-Core 133
50% 84.6 Pts
4-Core 137
8-Core 92.3
17% 115 Pts
64-Core 177
12% 177 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,127,132 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon X4 840 Quad Core Builds (Compare 2,667 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus A68HM-K

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 11% - Very poor Total price: $28

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