Average Bench: 25% (775th of 1173)

Based on 2,319 user benchmarks.  Devices: 178BFBFF00100F63, 178BFBFF00100F62 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 255 Processor
Poor: 18%Average: 25% Great: 28%
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 11%
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Very poor average bench

The AMD Athlon II X2 255 averaged 75.0% 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

Single Core Integer Speed 69.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 52.5Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X2 255 is just 9.62%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD Athlon II X2 255 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 84.4Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 105Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,319 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.7 SC Int 69.2 76.4
27.5 SC Float 41.8 46.2
35.8 SC Mixed 52.5 57.5
37.8% 54.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
87.9 QC Int 134 152
53.3 QC Float 81 91.8
67.9 QC Mixed 101 115
18.9% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
106 MC Int 140 154
64 MC Float 84.4 92.2
79.8 MC Mixed 105 115
7.5% 110 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
SC Int 75.6
SC Float 46
SC Mixed 57.2
41% 59.6 Pts
QC Int 152
QC Float 90.1
QC Mixed 113
21% 118 Pts
MC Int 150
MC Float 87.7
MC Mixed 112
8% 116 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.9
SC Float 45.2
SC Mixed 56.7
41% 59.3 Pts
QC Int 148
QC Float 90.1
QC Mixed 111
21% 116 Pts
MC Int 149
MC Float 89.4
MC Mixed 112
8% 117 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.5
SC Float 45.2
SC Mixed 55.7
40% 58.1 Pts
QC Int 139
QC Float 87.1
QC Mixed 112
20% 113 Pts
MC Int 142
MC Float 71.3
MC Mixed 106
7% 106 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75
SC Float 45.3
SC Mixed 55.7
41% 58.7 Pts
QC Int 147
QC Float 87.3
QC Mixed 112
21% 115 Pts
MC Int 150
MC Float 89.9
MC Mixed 111
8% 117 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.8
SC Float 43.7
SC Mixed 55.3
40% 56.9 Pts
QC Int 146
QC Float 86.9
QC Mixed 109
20% 114 Pts
MC Int 144
MC Float 87.9
MC Mixed 109
8% 114 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
SC Int 63.1
SC Float 39.3
SC Mixed 47.1
35% 49.8 Pts
QC Int 110
QC Float 67.2
QC Mixed 78.8
15% 85.4 Pts
MC Int 132
MC Float 76.2
MC Mixed 97.5
7% 102 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 53.9
SC Float 32.9
SC Mixed 40.8
30% 42.5 Pts
QC Int 104
QC Float 61.8
QC Mixed 78.5
15% 81.3 Pts
MC Int 103
MC Float 64
MC Mixed 82.7
6% 83.1 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 49
SC Float 18.3
SC Mixed 30.6
23% 32.6 Pts
QC Int 73.9
QC Float 52.2
QC Mixed 72.1
12% 66.1 Pts
MC Int 108
MC Float 57.1
MC Mixed 76.3
6% 80.5 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
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