Average Bench: 51.5% (678th of 1242)

Based on 2,962 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00630F01 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 840 Quad Core Processor

Average average bench

The AMD Athlon X4 840 Quad Core averaged 48.5% 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. Memory Latency 67.2Pts
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 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 212Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 211Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,962 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.6 Memory 67.2 74.7
42.5 1-Core 62.7 70.3
77.2 2-Core 120 136
51.2% 83.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
120 4-Core 208 248
135 8-Core 211 247
28.6% 210 Pts
Min Avg Max
135 64-Core 212 246
14.2% 212 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.4
1-Core 67.4
2-Core 130
54% 88.5 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 221
31% 227 Pts
64-Core 222
15% 222 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 57.8
1-Core 76.9
2-Core 145
54% 93.2 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 265
37% 268 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.25 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.6
1-Core 63.9
2-Core 128
53% 86.8 Pts
4-Core 204
8-Core 209
28% 207 Pts
64-Core 152
10% 152 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.8
1-Core 66.2
2-Core 126
55% 88.5 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 163
23% 165 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.7
1-Core 66.7
2-Core 124
51% 84.1 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 231
30% 219 Pts
64-Core 223
15% 223 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.1
1-Core 69
2-Core 129
54% 88.8 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 208
25% 188 Pts
64-Core 223
15% 223 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 54.9
1-Core 67.9
2-Core 132
50% 84.9 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 240
33% 241 Pts
64-Core 244
16% 244 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 53.2
1-Core 39.5
2-Core 130
42% 74.1 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 216
32% 230 Pts
64-Core 241
16% 241 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.1
1-Core 63.4
2-Core 106
50% 79.5 Pts
4-Core 121
8-Core 154
18% 138 Pts
64-Core 155
10% 155 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,880,239 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon X4 840 Quad Core Builds (Compare 5,094 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus A68HM-K

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 12% - Very poor Total price: $28

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