Average Bench: 16.4% (865th of 1184)

Based on 4,206 user benchmarks.  Devices: 178BFBFF00100F62, 178BFBFF00100F63 Models: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 240 Processor, AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 240e Processor
Poor: 11%Average: 16.4% Great: 19%
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

Terrible average bench

The AMD Athlon II X2 240 averaged 83.5% 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 47.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 90.7Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X2 240 is just 7.47%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD Athlon II X2 240 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 96.2Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 94.7Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,206 samples)
Min Avg Max
31.8 1-Core 47.8 54.2
53.3 2-Core 90.7 107
32.8% 69.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
61.2 4-Core 92.8 108
67.5 8-Core 94.7 109
12.8% 93.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
71.2 64-Core 96.2 110
6.5% 96.2 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 51.4
2-Core 101
36% 76.4 Pts
4-Core 104
8-Core 104
14% 104 Pts
64-Core 103
7% 103 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 51.4
2-Core 102
36% 76.6 Pts
4-Core 102
8-Core 104
14% 103 Pts
64-Core 103
7% 103 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 51.8
2-Core 102
36% 76.9 Pts
4-Core 102
8-Core 100
14% 101 Pts
64-Core 102
7% 102 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 49.3
2-Core 98.7
35% 74 Pts
4-Core 97.6
8-Core 96.7
13% 97.1 Pts
64-Core 98.6
7% 98.6 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50.8
2-Core 84.7
33% 67.8 Pts
4-Core 68.7
8-Core 90.4
10% 79.6 Pts
64-Core 88.5
6% 88.5 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 44.3
2-Core 74.6
29% 59.4 Pts
4-Core 75.3
8-Core 76.1
10% 75.7 Pts
64-Core 74
5% 74 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 50.8
2-Core 95.6
35% 73.2 Pts
4-Core 61.8
8-Core 85.7
10% 73.8 Pts
64-Core 97
6% 97 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 40.2
2-Core 54.9
24% 47.6 Pts
4-Core 50.5
8-Core 74.2
8% 62.3 Pts
64-Core 70.7
5% 70.7 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,082,764 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon II X2 240 Builds (Compare 780 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asrock N68-S

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

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