Average Bench: 42.7% (474th of 1173)

Based on 2,047 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00630F01 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 840 Quad Core Processor
Poor: 31%Average: 42.7% Great: 49%
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Below average average bench

The AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core averaged 57.3% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 240Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 67Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core is just 17.2%. 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

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 181Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 219Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,047 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.8 SC Int 67 74.3
40.7 SC Float 60.6 66.7
46.5 SC Mixed 63.6 70.2
51% 63.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
151 QC Int 240 279
115 QC Float 176 201
136 QC Mixed 213 249
47.6% 210 Pts
Min Avg Max
166 MC Int 247 278
134 MC Float 181 201
159 MC Mixed 219 247
32.6% 216 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
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)
SC Int 80.7
SC Float 71.5
SC Mixed 73.6
60% 75.3 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 217
QC Mixed 264
59% 259 Pts
MC Int 300
MC Float 210
MC Mixed 263
39% 258 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72
SC Float 64.7
SC Mixed 67.4
54% 68 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 193
QC Mixed 236
53% 232 Pts
MC Int 260
MC Float 194
MC Mixed 233
34% 229 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72.1
SC Float 66.5
SC Mixed 70.6
56% 69.7 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 200
QC Mixed 228
53% 233 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 192
MC Mixed 241
36% 236 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.4
SC Float 63
SC Mixed 64.9
52% 65.4 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 186
QC Mixed 227
50% 219 Pts
MC Int 254
MC Float 180
MC Mixed 224
33% 219 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
SC Int 67.4
SC Float 61.5
SC Mixed 63.1
51% 64 Pts
QC Int 224
QC Float 170
QC Mixed 212
46% 202 Pts
MC Int 233
MC Float 188
MC Mixed 218
32% 213 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.1
SC Float 62.3
SC Mixed 64.9
53% 65.8 Pts
QC Int 231
QC Float 169
QC Mixed 208
46% 203 Pts
MC Int 222
MC Float 170
MC Mixed 210
30% 201 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,517,725 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon X4 840 Quad Core Builds (Compare 3,489 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus A68HM-K

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $20

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