Average Bench: 42.8% (459th of 1158)

Based on 1,886 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00630F01 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 840 Quad Core Processor
Poor: 32%Average: 42.8% Great: 48%
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 57.1% 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 67.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core is just 16.6%. 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 220Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,886 samples)
Min Avg Max
51 SC Int 67.6 74.4
43.8 SC Float 61.1 66.6
49 SC Mixed 63.9 70.1
51.4% 64.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
156 QC Int 240 279
119 QC Float 176 201
140 QC Mixed 214 248
47.8% 210 Pts
Min Avg Max
168 MC Int 247 278
133 MC Float 181 201
160 MC Mixed 220 247
32.6% 216 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
SC Int 67.9
SC Float 63.5
SC Mixed 67.1
53% 66.2 Pts
QC Int 239
QC Float 189
QC Mixed 236
50% 222 Pts
MC Int 265
MC Float 192
MC Mixed 236
35% 231 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
SC Int 70
SC Float 62.8
SC Mixed 66.4
53% 66.4 Pts
QC Int 269
QC Float 201
QC Mixed 236
54% 235 Pts
MC Int 271
MC Float 198
MC Mixed 239
36% 236 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
SC Int 69.4
SC Float 62.5
SC Mixed 65.3
53% 65.7 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 190
QC Mixed 236
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 264
MC Float 192
MC Mixed 235
35% 230 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65.1
SC Float 63.7
SC Mixed 66.6
52% 65.1 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 190
QC Mixed 197
47% 206 Pts
MC Int 262
MC Float 189
MC Mixed 234
34% 228 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.4
SC Float 64
SC Mixed 65.4
53% 65.9 Pts
QC Int 205
QC Float 150
QC Mixed 197
42% 184 Pts
MC Int 245
MC Float 181
MC Mixed 219
32% 215 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 63.7
SC Float 59.5
SC Mixed 48.8
46% 57.3 Pts
QC Int 188
QC Float 147
QC Mixed 168
38% 168 Pts
MC Int 179
MC Float 142
MC Mixed 172
25% 164 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 61.3
SC Float 58.6
SC Mixed 60.3
48% 60.1 Pts
QC Int 195
QC Float 120
QC Mixed 140
34% 152 Pts
MC Int 248
MC Float 180
MC Mixed 216
32% 215 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
SC Int 54.2
SC Float 54.2
SC Mixed 52.4
43% 53.6 Pts
QC Int 169
QC Float 142
QC Mixed 138
34% 150 Pts
MC Int 168
MC Float 139
MC Mixed 151
23% 152 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.1
SC Float 53.4
SC Mixed 64.1
49% 61.5 Pts
QC Int 152
QC Float 116
QC Mixed 105
28% 124 Pts
MC Int 198
MC Float 137
MC Mixed 202
27% 179 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,039,024 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon X4 840 Quad Core Builds (Compare 3,224 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus A68HM-K

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $20

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