Average Bench: 45.1% (833rd of 1276)

Based on 3,176 user benchmarks.  Devices: 178BFBFF00100F63, 178BFBFF00100F62 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 255 Processor
Poor: 33%Average: 45.1% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The AMD Athlon II X2 255 averaged 54.9% 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 73.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 52.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X2 255 is just 18.5%. 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 102Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,176 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.1 Memory 73.3 83.2
35.8 1-Core 52.3 57.7
55 2-Core 98.5 114
48.3% 74.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
61.9 4-Core 101 115
68.5 8-Core 102 115
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%
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 81.9
1-Core 57.2
2-Core 114
54% 84.3 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 114
16% 114 Pts
64-Core 115
8% 115 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.2
1-Core 56.1
2-Core 111
53% 82.6 Pts
4-Core 112
8-Core 112
15% 112 Pts
64-Core 111
7% 111 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.2
1-Core 56.3
2-Core 102
52% 79 Pts
4-Core 104
8-Core 110
14% 107 Pts
64-Core 109
7% 109 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.9
1-Core 51
2-Core 94.4
48% 73.4 Pts
4-Core 105
8-Core 98.3
14% 101 Pts
64-Core 98.9
7% 98.9 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.6
1-Core 45.7
2-Core 49.7
40% 55 Pts
4-Core 51.8
8-Core 84.1
9% 67.9 Pts
64-Core 102
7% 102 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.5
1-Core 52.6
2-Core 114
46% 75.5 Pts
4-Core 112
8-Core 113
15% 113 Pts
64-Core 112
8% 112 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.8
1-Core 32.7
2-Core 36.8
34% 45.1 Pts
4-Core 47.6
8-Core 89.5
8% 68.6 Pts
64-Core 64.3
4% 64.3 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 53.6
1-Core 55.6
2-Core 105
43% 71.5 Pts
4-Core 90.3
8-Core 106
13% 98 Pts
64-Core 91.3
6% 91.3 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,624,561 CPUs tested.

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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: 13% - Very poor Total price: $25

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