Average Bench: 47.2% (783rd of 1255)

Based on 2,694 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F23 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) 9650 Quad-Core Processor
Poor: 37%Average: 47.2% Great: 54%
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The AMD Phenom 9650 averaged 52.7% 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 68.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 39.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom 9650 is just 16.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Phenom 9650 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 155Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 153Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,694 samples)
Min Avg Max
54.1 Memory 68.9 79.7
31.6 1-Core 39.5 42.4
65.8 2-Core 79.3 84.5
41.6% 62.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
96.2 4-Core 150 168
108 8-Core 153 168
20.7% 151 Pts
Min Avg Max
112 64-Core 155 169
10.4% 155 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.6
1-Core 41.1
2-Core 81.5
45% 66.7 Pts
4-Core 165
8-Core 167
23% 166 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.1
1-Core 41.6
2-Core 79.6
44% 65.8 Pts
4-Core 155
8-Core 160
22% 158 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.2
1-Core 45.8
2-Core 90.8
44% 68.6 Pts
4-Core 177
8-Core 167
24% 172 Pts
64-Core 175
12% 175 Pts
Socket 940, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 67
1-Core 41.5
2-Core 82.8
42% 63.8 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 167
23% 167 Pts
64-Core 163
11% 163 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
Memory 72.2
1-Core 38.5
2-Core 79
42% 63.2 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 136
18% 133 Pts
64-Core 145
10% 145 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 65
1-Core 41.6
2-Core 83.8
41% 63.5 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 161
22% 162 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.9
1-Core 33.7
2-Core 73.5
39% 58.4 Pts
4-Core 142
8-Core 120
18% 131 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,496,208 CPUs tested.

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Typical Phenom 9650 Builds (Compare 1,426 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA770-UD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $210

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