Average Bench: 43.6% (932nd of 1355)

Based on 3,532 user benchmarks.  Devices: 178BFBFF00100F63, 178BFBFF00100F62 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 255 Processor
Poor: 30%Average: 43.6% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Below average average bench

The AMD Athlon II X2 255 averaged 56.4% 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 70.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 52.2Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X2 255 is 20.4%. 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 102Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 102Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,532 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.9 Memory 70.4 82.8
33.8 1-Core 52.2 57.8
50.4 2-Core 98.4 114
47.3% 73.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
60.2 4-Core 99.9 115
66.4 8-Core 102 115
13.8% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
63.5 64-Core 102 115
6.8% 102 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.8
1-Core 67.9
2-Core 128
58% 92.6 Pts
4-Core 121
8-Core 123
17% 122 Pts
64-Core 125
8% 125 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 81.5
1-Core 57.6
2-Core 114
54% 84.2 Pts
4-Core 113
8-Core 111
15% 112 Pts
64-Core 115
8% 115 Pts
Socket AM2 , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.3
1-Core 55.4
2-Core 106
50% 78.4 Pts
4-Core 106
8-Core 106
14% 106 Pts
64-Core 104
7% 104 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.7
1-Core 56.1
2-Core 102
48% 75.5 Pts
4-Core 109
8-Core 111
15% 110 Pts
64-Core 108
7% 108 Pts
AM3, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 64
1-Core 58.6
2-Core 118
49% 80.1 Pts
4-Core 113
8-Core 113
15% 113 Pts
64-Core 101
7% 101 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.4
1-Core 54.9
2-Core 86.8
44% 67.7 Pts
4-Core 109
8-Core 112
15% 111 Pts
64-Core 109
7% 109 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.9
1-Core 52.7
2-Core 113
47% 76.2 Pts
4-Core 83.5
8-Core 114
13% 98.9 Pts
64-Core 111
8% 111 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,521,701 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon II X2 255 Builds (Compare 775 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus M4A78LT-M-LE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 22% - Poor Total price: $29

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