Average Bench: 24.2% (689th of 1182)

Based on 1,959 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00100F23 Model: AMD Phenom(tm) 9650 Quad-Core Processor
Poor: 17%Average: 24.2% Great: 27%
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

Very poor average bench

The AMD Phenom 9650 averaged 75.7% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 39.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 79.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Phenom 9650 is just 10.1%. 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 1,959 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.2 1-Core 39.8 44.1
67.6 2-Core 79.9 87.4
28.1% 59.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
97.6 4-Core 151 173
108 8-Core 153 171
20.8% 152 Pts
Min Avg Max
112 64-Core 155 171
10.4% 155 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.45 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 42.4
2-Core 85.6
30% 64 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 170
23% 169 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 40.7
2-Core 81.4
29% 61.1 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 166
23% 166 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.3
2-Core 82.6
29% 61.9 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 165
22% 165 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
1-Core 34.5
2-Core 83
27% 58.8 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 158
21% 156 Pts
64-Core 157
10% 157 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.6
2-Core 82.7
29% 62.1 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 140
18% 135 Pts
64-Core 149
10% 149 Pts
AM2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
1-Core 39
2-Core 74.4
27% 56.7 Pts
4-Core 120
8-Core 164
18% 142 Pts
64-Core 165
11% 165 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.1
2-Core 79.1
28% 60.1 Pts
4-Core 111
8-Core 144
17% 127 Pts
64-Core 164
11% 164 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 38.3
2-Core 47.3
22% 42.8 Pts
4-Core 103
8-Core 90.5
13% 96.8 Pts
64-Core 94.4
6% 94.4 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,603,573 CPUs tested.

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Typical Phenom 9650 Builds (Compare 1,085 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA770-UD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 24% - Poor Total price: $211

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