Average Bench: 49.9% (733rd of 1276)

Based on 3,593 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 50.1% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 64.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 62.1Pts

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 210Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 209Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,593 samples)
Min Avg Max
45 Memory 64.2 73.7
40.4 1-Core 62.1 70
74.1 2-Core 118 135
49.9% 81.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
121 4-Core 206 247
125 8-Core 209 246
28.3% 208 Pts
Min Avg Max
134 64-Core 210 246
14.1% 210 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
Memory 78.3
1-Core 70.4
2-Core 138
59% 95.7 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 246
34% 248 Pts
64-Core 248
17% 248 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.3
1-Core 68.6
2-Core 115
54% 85.7 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 229
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.4
1-Core 68.4
2-Core 130
56% 90.2 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 234
32% 233 Pts
64-Core 231
16% 231 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.1
1-Core 63.6
2-Core 130
54% 88.7 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 236
31% 231 Pts
64-Core 239
16% 239 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.9
1-Core 62.9
2-Core 118
51% 82.9 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 226
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.6
1-Core 65.4
2-Core 128
53% 86.8 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 218
30% 220 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.9
1-Core 68.3
2-Core 134
50% 86.1 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 244
34% 246 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 46.6
1-Core 49.9
2-Core 99.3
39% 65.3 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 169
24% 173 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,532,047 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon X4 840 Quad Core Builds (Compare 2,043 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: $24

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