Average Bench: 45.4% (828th of 1276)

Based on 4,296 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F63 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 260 Processor
Poor: 34%Average: 45.4% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The AMD Athlon II X2 260 averaged 54.6% 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 73.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 54.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X2 260 is just 17%. 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 106Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 105Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,296 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.8 Memory 73.3 83.4
35.7 1-Core 54.1 59.2
59.4 2-Core 103 118
49.2% 76.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
66.6 4-Core 104 118
70 8-Core 105 118
14.2% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
72.9 64-Core 106 118
7.1% 106 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 83
1-Core 59.4
2-Core 118
56% 86.7 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 118
16% 118 Pts
64-Core 118
8% 118 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.9
1-Core 59.4
2-Core 114
54% 84.9 Pts
4-Core 117
8-Core 118
16% 117 Pts
64-Core 117
8% 117 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 79
1-Core 58.4
2-Core 115
54% 84.2 Pts
4-Core 117
8-Core 117
16% 117 Pts
64-Core 116
8% 116 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.2
1-Core 58.6
2-Core 118
54% 84.9 Pts
4-Core 113
8-Core 116
16% 115 Pts
64-Core 116
8% 116 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 70.3
1-Core 54.4
2-Core 73
45% 65.9 Pts
4-Core 80.9
8-Core 82.4
11% 81.7 Pts
64-Core 105
7% 105 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.2
1-Core 54
2-Core 108
45% 73.6 Pts
4-Core 103
8-Core 114
15% 108 Pts
64-Core 110
7% 110 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 52.1
1-Core 49.1
2-Core 48.2
35% 49.8 Pts
4-Core 74.3
8-Core 104
12% 89.4 Pts
64-Core 101
7% 101 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,639,326 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon II X2 260 Builds (Compare 1,125 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX - $82

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Very poor Total price: $114

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Poor

2 years ago.

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


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