Average Bench: 49.8% (759th of 1305)

Based on 3,779 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 50.2% 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 63.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 62.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core is just 19.2%. 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 212Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 210Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,779 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.2 Memory 63.7 73.4
41.3 1-Core 62.4 69.9
75.7 2-Core 119 135
49.8% 81.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
117 4-Core 208 246
124 8-Core 210 246
28.5% 209 Pts
Min Avg Max
129 64-Core 212 245
14.2% 212 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.1
1-Core 59.6
2-Core 109
49% 78.7 Pts
4-Core 219
8-Core 232
31% 225 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.7
1-Core 56.6
2-Core 110
49% 78.4 Pts
4-Core 207
8-Core 190
28% 198 Pts
64-Core 200
13% 200 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 56.6
1-Core 68.2
2-Core 131
50% 85.3 Pts
4-Core 238
8-Core 229
32% 233 Pts
64-Core 234
16% 234 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 53.9
1-Core 66.9
2-Core 124
48% 81.5 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 244
33% 244 Pts
64-Core 243
16% 243 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 54.7
1-Core 61.6
2-Core 110
46% 75.6 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 155
25% 179 Pts
64-Core 155
10% 155 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 56.1
1-Core 53
2-Core 128
46% 79 Pts
4-Core 138
8-Core 227
23% 183 Pts
64-Core 231
16% 231 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,981,930 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon X4 840 Quad Core Builds (Compare 2,435 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus A68HM-K

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 13% - Very poor Total price: $25

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