Average Bench: 49.5% (785th of 1335)

Based on 4,253 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 50.4% 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 62.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 62.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core is just 18.9%. 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 213Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 212Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,253 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.9 Memory 62.9 73.4
45.4 1-Core 62.7 70.2
81.5 2-Core 121 135
49.9% 82.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
123 4-Core 210 247
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%
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 71
1-Core 62.5
2-Core 112
52% 82 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 218
31% 225 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 69
1-Core 50.9
2-Core 112
48% 77.2 Pts
4-Core 217
8-Core 232
30% 224 Pts
64-Core 238
16% 238 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.9
1-Core 55.8
2-Core 108
48% 77.1 Pts
4-Core 185
8-Core 190
26% 188 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 56.5
1-Core 70.5
2-Core 132
51% 86.3 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 248
34% 249 Pts
64-Core 250
17% 250 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 55
1-Core 68.7
2-Core 130
50% 84.6 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 234
32% 234 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 53.3
1-Core 64.3
2-Core 128
48% 81.8 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 232
32% 234 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 48.2
1-Core 67.8
2-Core 105
44% 73.5 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 237
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,673,456 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon X4 840 Quad Core Builds (Compare 3,245 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: 20% - Poor Total price: $30

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