Average Bench: 39.5% (529th of 1206)

Based on 2,339 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00630F01 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 840 Quad Core Processor
Poor: 29%Average: 39.5% Great: 45%
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core averaged 60.5% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 63.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 121Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core is just 16.2%. 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

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 218Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 216Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,339 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.6 1-Core 63.3 70.4
85 2-Core 121 137
43.7% 92.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
129 4-Core 211 249
146 8-Core 216 248
29% 213 Pts
Min Avg Max
153 64-Core 218 247
14.6% 218 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67.4
2-Core 133
47% 100 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 241
32% 235 Pts
64-Core 234
16% 234 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50.4
2-Core 129
40% 89.8 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 244
33% 242 Pts
64-Core 240
16% 240 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 61.5
2-Core 109
41% 85.2 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 226
30% 221 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,711,973 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon X4 840 Quad Core Builds (Compare 4,156 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus A68HM-K

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 14% - Very poor Total price: $22

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