Average Bench: 45.8% (800th of 1239)

Based on 3,443 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F63 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 260 Processor
Poor: 31%Average: 45.8% Great: 52%
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The AMD Athlon II X2 260 averaged 54.1% 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 74.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 53.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X2 260 is 20.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Athlon II X2 260 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 105Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 105Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,443 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.8 Memory 74.5 83.7
34.5 1-Core 53.6 59.2
50.8 2-Core 99.8 118
49.2% 76 Pts
Min Avg Max
61.3 4-Core 102 118
65.9 8-Core 105 118
14.1% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
61.7 64-Core 105 118
7.1% 105 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM3, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 84.5
1-Core 56.7
2-Core 112
55% 84.3 Pts
4-Core 111
8-Core 115
15% 113 Pts
64-Core 102
7% 102 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 81.8
1-Core 58.7
2-Core 114
54% 84.9 Pts
4-Core 113
8-Core 115
16% 114 Pts
64-Core 111
8% 111 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 81.2
1-Core 57.7
2-Core 118
54% 85.5 Pts
4-Core 117
8-Core 112
16% 115 Pts
64-Core 117
8% 117 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 77.4
1-Core 58.4
2-Core 117
53% 84.4 Pts
4-Core 116
8-Core 117
16% 117 Pts
64-Core 118
8% 118 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 76.4
1-Core 57.3
2-Core 112
52% 82.1 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 112
16% 113 Pts
64-Core 115
8% 115 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 78.6
1-Core 57.5
2-Core 89
50% 75 Pts
4-Core 97.2
8-Core 104
14% 101 Pts
64-Core 113
8% 113 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 53.9
1-Core 58
2-Core 115
45% 75.8 Pts
4-Core 116
8-Core 117
16% 117 Pts
64-Core 117
8% 117 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,665,561 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon II X2 260 Builds (Compare 3,167 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX - $82

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 12% - Very poor Total price: $110

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Poor

2 years ago.

it can't even run 720p video with a gtx1050 without stuttering


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