Average Bench: 29.1% (697th of 1158)

Based on 1,832 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F23 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) 9650 Quad-Core Processor
Poor: 22%Average: 29.1% Great: 33%
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Very poor average bench

The AMD Phenom 9650 averaged 70.9% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 196Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 51.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom 9650 is just 10.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Phenom 9650 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 127Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 155Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,832 samples)
Min Avg Max
41.9 SC Int 51.8 58.4
26.2 SC Float 32.6 36
32.4 SC Mixed 40 44.2
33.2% 41.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
125 QC Int 196 221
76.1 QC Float 123 141
98.1 QC Mixed 151 173
35.6% 156 Pts
Min Avg Max
155 MC Int 204 222
96.2 MC Float 127 139
115 MC Mixed 155 172
24.6% 162 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
SC Int 53.8
SC Float 34.2
SC Mixed 42
35% 43.3 Pts
QC Int 217
QC Float 137
QC Mixed 166
40% 173 Pts
MC Int 217
MC Float 137
MC Mixed 168
26% 174 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
SC Int 53.6
SC Float 34.2
SC Mixed 41.2
34% 43 Pts
QC Int 215
QC Float 129
QC Mixed 166
39% 170 Pts
MC Int 216
MC Float 137
MC Mixed 167
26% 173 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 54.5
SC Float 33.6
SC Mixed 40.9
34% 43 Pts
QC Int 212
QC Float 134
QC Mixed 163
39% 170 Pts
MC Int 198
MC Float 128
MC Mixed 165
25% 164 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
SC Int 49.3
SC Float 30.9
SC Mixed 38.6
32% 39.6 Pts
QC Int 211
QC Float 133
QC Mixed 165
39% 170 Pts
MC Int 216
MC Float 135
MC Mixed 167
26% 172 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 51.6
SC Float 33.3
SC Mixed 38.9
33% 41.3 Pts
QC Int 212
QC Float 134
QC Mixed 162
39% 169 Pts
MC Int 214
MC Float 134
MC Mixed 162
26% 170 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 52.5
SC Float 33.1
SC Mixed 40.5
34% 42 Pts
QC Int 94.8
QC Float 64.7
QC Mixed 95.9
19% 85.1 Pts
MC Int 155
MC Float 119
MC Mixed 104
19% 126 Pts
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Typical Phenom 9650 Builds (Compare 1,001 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA770-UD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $217

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