Average Bench: 45.4% (830th of 1271)

Based on 2,941 user benchmarks.  Devices: 178BFBFF00100F63, 178BFBFF00100F62 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 255 Processor
Poor: 33%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 255 averaged 54.5% 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 73.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 52.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X2 255 is just 18.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Athlon II X2 255 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 103Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 103Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,941 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.7 Memory 73.9 83.2
36.5 1-Core 52.8 59.2
55.1 2-Core 99.5 115
48.7% 75.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
61.9 4-Core 101 115
70.9 8-Core 103 117
13.9% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
69 64-Core 103 115
6.9% 103 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 3.1 GHz
Memory 83.4
1-Core 55.2
2-Core 112
54% 83.7 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 114
16% 114 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.6
1-Core 56.8
2-Core 113
53% 82.9 Pts
4-Core 112
8-Core 115
15% 114 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 82.6
1-Core 48.2
2-Core 72.1
47% 67.6 Pts
4-Core 82.2
8-Core 83.9
11% 83.1 Pts
64-Core 97.5
6% 97.5 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 78.6
1-Core 55.2
2-Core 90.1
50% 74.6 Pts
4-Core 102
8-Core 99.4
14% 100 Pts
64-Core 110
7% 110 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.5
1-Core 50.2
2-Core 97.7
48% 73.5 Pts
4-Core 94.9
8-Core 97.7
13% 96.3 Pts
64-Core 88.3
6% 88.3 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 67
1-Core 54.3
2-Core 97.3
46% 72.9 Pts
4-Core 108
8-Core 89.2
14% 98.7 Pts
64-Core 94.7
6% 94.7 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.8
1-Core 54.5
2-Core 111
47% 76.1 Pts
4-Core 113
8-Core 111
15% 112 Pts
64-Core 107
7% 107 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,393,400 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon II X2 255 Builds (Compare 320 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M4A78LT-M-LE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 15% - Very poor Total price: $20

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