Average Bench: 53.7% (630th of 1271)

Based on 3,429 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00610F01 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 740 Quad Core Processor
Poor: 40%Average: 53.7% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The AMD Athlon II X4 740K averaged 46.3% 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 76.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 58.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X4 740K is 20.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Athlon II X4 740K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 186Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 184Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,429 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.3 Memory 76.4 85.8
35.2 1-Core 58.7 68.6
68.5 2-Core 108 128
52% 81.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
99 4-Core 181 215
115 8-Core 184 216
24.8% 182 Pts
Min Avg Max
113 64-Core 186 215
12.5% 186 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 80.3
1-Core 66.8
2-Core 125
57% 90.7 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 214
29% 213 Pts
64-Core 211
14% 211 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 80
1-Core 68.6
2-Core 121
57% 90 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 208
29% 211 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.4
1-Core 51.9
2-Core 101
46% 73.1 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 204
27% 199 Pts
64-Core 129
9% 129 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.5
1-Core 65.9
2-Core 116
51% 82.2 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 214
27% 202 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 58.3
1-Core 53.8
2-Core 101
44% 71.2 Pts
4-Core 199
8-Core 198
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 149
10% 149 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.2
1-Core 47.6
2-Core 122
46% 76.8 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 172
21% 158 Pts
64-Core 159
11% 159 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.8
1-Core 11.7
2-Core 29.6
32% 40 Pts
4-Core 29.2
8-Core 21.6
4% 25.4 Pts
64-Core 56.7
4% 56.7 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 53.5
1-Core 56.1
2-Core 84.1
41% 64.6 Pts
4-Core 89.4
8-Core 81.8
12% 85.6 Pts
64-Core 105
7% 105 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,380,396 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon II X4 740K Builds (Compare 977 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-D3H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 5% - Terrible Total price: $67

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Excellent

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Good

17 months ago.

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


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