Average Bench: 48.9% (827th of 1358)

Based on 4,489 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 51.0% 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 61.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 62.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core is 20.1%. 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 213Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 212Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,489 samples)
Min Avg Max
46 Memory 61.7 73.2
44 1-Core 62.6 70.2
79.4 2-Core 121 135
49.5% 81.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
122 4-Core 210 246
125 8-Core 212 246
28.8% 211 Pts
Min Avg Max
128 64-Core 213 246
14.3% 213 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 69.6
1-Core 70
2-Core 129
55% 89.6 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 239
33% 242 Pts
64-Core 242
16% 242 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 57.4
1-Core 69.4
2-Core 133
51% 86.7 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 231
33% 238 Pts
64-Core 242
16% 242 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.8
1-Core 70.3
2-Core 134
51% 86.7 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 246
33% 244 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 55.4
1-Core 67
2-Core 130
50% 84.2 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 229
31% 228 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 53.5
1-Core 67.3
2-Core 110
47% 77.1 Pts
4-Core 219
8-Core 239
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.4
1-Core 61.6
2-Core 119
47% 78.7 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 188
27% 197 Pts
64-Core 163
11% 163 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 46.3
1-Core 65.2
2-Core 115
44% 75.4 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 218
29% 213 Pts
64-Core 214
14% 214 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 54,547,791 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon X4 840 Quad Core Builds (Compare 3,673 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: 27% - Poor Total price: $22

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