Average Bench: 34.5% (475th of 1184)

Based on 2,115 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00630F01 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 840 Quad Core Processor
Poor: 23%Average: 34.5% Great: 40%
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core averaged 65.4% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 63.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 122Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core is just 16.8%. 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 219Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 218Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,115 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.2 1-Core 63.4 70.4
85.6 2-Core 122 137
43.8% 92.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
131 4-Core 212 249
150 8-Core 218 248
29.3% 215 Pts
Min Avg Max
153 64-Core 219 248
14.7% 219 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 54.6
2-Core 109
38% 81.8 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 246
34% 248 Pts
64-Core 247
17% 247 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.4
2-Core 128
47% 97.9 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 235
32% 235 Pts
64-Core 234
16% 234 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 59
2-Core 89.4
37% 74.2 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 203
31% 220 Pts
64-Core 174
12% 174 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.7
2-Core 132
48% 100 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 223
29% 217 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63.6
2-Core 120
44% 92.1 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 212
29% 214 Pts
64-Core 219
15% 219 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 62.6
2-Core 108
41% 85.1 Pts
4-Core 225
8-Core 192
29% 209 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.8
2-Core 125
45% 95 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 221
28% 211 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 58.1
2-Core 112
40% 84.8 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 180
25% 181 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,971,701 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon X4 840 Quad Core Builds (Compare 3,887 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus A68HM-K

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 13% - Very poor Total price: $22

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