Average Bench: 49.3% (774th of 1316)

Based on 3,998 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 50.6% 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 62.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 62.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core is just 19.9%. 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 210Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,998 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.3 Memory 62.8 73.3
42.3 1-Core 62.2 70.1
77.1 2-Core 119 135
49.6% 81.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
123 4-Core 208 246
122 8-Core 210 246
28.6% 209 Pts
Min Avg Max
127 64-Core 212 246
14.2% 212 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.5
1-Core 64.1
2-Core 126
53% 86.5 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 224
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.2
1-Core 68.1
2-Core 131
54% 88.8 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 244
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 246
16% 246 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 58.2
1-Core 68.8
2-Core 133
51% 86.8 Pts
4-Core 243
8-Core 242
33% 242 Pts
64-Core 241
16% 241 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.8
1-Core 58.9
2-Core 104
49% 77.3 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 183
25% 182 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 52.5
1-Core 69
2-Core 128
49% 83.2 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 189
30% 213 Pts
64-Core 209
14% 209 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 51.1
1-Core 64.5
2-Core 118
46% 77.8 Pts
4-Core 238
8-Core 225
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 245
16% 245 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 51.3
1-Core 60.8
2-Core 131
47% 80.9 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 230
31% 225 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 52.1
1-Core 61
2-Core 128
47% 80.5 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 208
28% 207 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 54.2
1-Core 38
2-Core 101
39% 64.3 Pts
4-Core 155
8-Core 188
23% 172 Pts
64-Core 120
8% 120 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,565,768 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon X4 840 Quad Core Builds (Compare 2,946 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus A68HM-K

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $29

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