Average Bench: 50.7% (709th of 1265)

Based on 3,285 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00630F01 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 840 Quad Core Processor

Average average bench

The AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core averaged 49.3% 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 62.3Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core is 20.1%. 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 210Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 210Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,285 samples)
Min Avg Max
48 Memory 65.9 73.9
39.7 1-Core 62.3 70.1
74.9 2-Core 118 135
50.5% 82.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
115 4-Core 206 248
125 8-Core 210 247
28.4% 208 Pts
Min Avg Max
130 64-Core 210 246
14.1% 210 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.5
1-Core 69.5
2-Core 130
55% 90 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 241
33% 241 Pts
64-Core 238
16% 238 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 70
1-Core 67.1
2-Core 118
53% 85.2 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 237
33% 239 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.6
1-Core 67.4
2-Core 133
54% 89.6 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 236
33% 241 Pts
64-Core 240
16% 240 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.2
1-Core 67
2-Core 130
54% 88.5 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 229
32% 232 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.8
1-Core 66.9
2-Core 129
54% 88.7 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 236
31% 227 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.2
1-Core 61.9
2-Core 120
51% 83.1 Pts
4-Core 211
8-Core 185
28% 198 Pts
64-Core 157
10% 157 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 53.7
1-Core 50.9
2-Core 126
45% 76.9 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 224
31% 227 Pts
64-Core 223
15% 223 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.3
1-Core 65.1
2-Core 125
51% 84.9 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 170
21% 158 Pts
64-Core 193
13% 193 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,601,351 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon X4 840 Quad Core Builds (Compare 1,449 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus A68HM-K

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 13% - Very poor Total price: $25

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