Average Bench: 25.7% (781st of 1186)

Based on 2,453 user benchmarks.  Devices: 178BFBFF00100F63, 178BFBFF00100F62 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 255 Processor
Poor: 19%Average: 25.7% Great: 29%
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

Very poor average bench

The AMD Athlon II X2 255 averaged 74.3% 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 52.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 99.1Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X2 255 is just 9.86%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD Athlon II X2 255 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 105Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 103Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,453 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.8 1-Core 52.5 57.5
56 2-Core 99.1 114
36% 75.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
66.6 4-Core 101 115
74.8 8-Core 103 115
13.9% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
77 64-Core 105 115
7% 105 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63.1
2-Core 134
46% 98.4 Pts
4-Core 116
8-Core 134
17% 125 Pts
64-Core 138
9% 138 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 56.9
2-Core 111
40% 84 Pts
4-Core 116
8-Core 114
16% 115 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 57
2-Core 113
40% 85.1 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 104
15% 109 Pts
64-Core 99.8
7% 99.8 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 57.2
2-Core 109
39% 82.9 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 85
14% 99.4 Pts
64-Core 110
7% 110 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 56.8
2-Core 112
40% 84.4 Pts
4-Core 109
8-Core 112
15% 110 Pts
64-Core 110
7% 110 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 47.1
2-Core 98.7
34% 72.9 Pts
4-Core 106
8-Core 103
14% 104 Pts
64-Core 108
7% 108 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 52.5
2-Core 72.2
31% 62.3 Pts
4-Core 92
8-Core 95.8
13% 93.9 Pts
64-Core 96.2
6% 96.2 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 10.1
2-Core 22.2
8% 16.2 Pts
4-Core 16.3
8-Core 33.3
3% 24.8 Pts
64-Core 25.6
2% 25.6 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,658,940 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon II X2 255 Builds (Compare 65 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire X3400G

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 11% - Very poor Total price: $28

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