Average Bench: 51.8% (699th of 1316)

Based on 3,673 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00610F01 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 740 Quad Core Processor
Poor: 39%Average: 51.8% Great: 60%
Gaming 52%
Desktop 56%
Workstation 37%
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Average average bench

The AMD Athlon II X4 740K averaged 48.2% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 72.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 58.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X4 740K is 20.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Athlon II X4 740K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 184Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 184Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 3,673 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.3 Memory 72.7 83.8
38.1 1-Core 58.5 68.9
71.7 2-Core 108 129
50.7% 79.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
104 4-Core 180 215
115 8-Core 184 216
24.8% 182 Pts
Min Avg Max
114 64-Core 184 215
12.4% 184 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 90.5
1-Core 70.5
2-Core 94.6
58% 85.2 Pts
4-Core 172
8-Core 172
24% 172 Pts
64-Core 169
11% 169 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 90.8
1-Core 72.1
2-Core 108
60% 90.4 Pts
4-Core 101
8-Core 97.4
14% 99.2 Pts
64-Core 100
7% 100 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.3
1-Core 70.2
2-Core 96.5
51% 79 Pts
4-Core 97.7
8-Core 97.8
13% 97.8 Pts
64-Core 97.7
7% 97.7 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,063,425 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon II X4 740K Builds (Compare 205 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 8%
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Desktop 54%
Workstation 7%
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Motherboard: Asus A88XM-E/USB 3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Below average Total price: $100

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2 years ago.

Actually not a bad processor! Pretty good price and quality!


1 month ago.

Have this one for a pc that I got as a punishment, still works as a minimum requirement for GTA5 :D

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