Average Bench: 39.5% (529th of 1206)

Based on 2,454 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00630F01 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 840 Quad Core Processor
Poor: 29%Average: 39.5% Great: 45%
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core averaged 60.5% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 63Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 121Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core is just 15.9%. 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 218Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 216Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,454 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.9 1-Core 63 70.4
84.2 2-Core 121 137
43.6% 92.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
129 4-Core 211 249
147 8-Core 216 247
29.1% 214 Pts
Min Avg Max
152 64-Core 218 247
14.7% 218 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.7
2-Core 154
55% 116 Pts
4-Core 281
8-Core 280
38% 280 Pts
64-Core 274
18% 274 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67.7
2-Core 136
48% 102 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 241
33% 240 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 66
2-Core 136
47% 101 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 244
33% 244 Pts
64-Core 244
16% 244 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.4
2-Core 118
45% 93.1 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 234
32% 232 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 62.5
2-Core 132
45% 97.1 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 220
31% 223 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 57.1
2-Core 112
40% 84.3 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 212
29% 210 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 27.9
2-Core 48.5
18% 38.2 Pts
4-Core 247
8-Core 248
34% 247 Pts
64-Core 242
16% 242 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 58.9
2-Core 82.7
35% 70.8 Pts
4-Core 103
8-Core 133
16% 118 Pts
64-Core 125
8% 125 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,788,145 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon X4 840 Quad Core Builds (Compare 4,309 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus A68HM-K

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 14% - Very poor Total price: $22

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