Average Bench: 45.9% (798th of 1239)

Based on 2,583 user benchmarks.  Devices: 178BFBFF00100F63, 178BFBFF00100F62 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 255 Processor
Poor: 32%Average: 45.9% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The AMD Athlon II X2 255 averaged 54.1% 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 74.9Pts
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 2,583 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.1 Memory 74.9 83.2
37.9 1-Core 52.8 57.5
54.4 2-Core 99.1 114
49% 75.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
63 4-Core 101 115
72.4 8-Core 103 115
13.9% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
69.4 64-Core 103 115
6.9% 103 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.9
1-Core 56.6
2-Core 111
52% 81.9 Pts
4-Core 108
8-Core 116
15% 112 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)
Memory 71.5
1-Core 46.2
2-Core 72.7
43% 63.5 Pts
4-Core 73
8-Core 73.1
10% 73.1 Pts
64-Core 68.3
5% 68.3 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.7
1-Core 38.7
2-Core 78.8
42% 62.7 Pts
4-Core 73.2
8-Core 81.4
10% 77.3 Pts
64-Core 78.8
5% 78.8 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 40.8
1-Core 56.9
2-Core 112
40% 69.8 Pts
4-Core 110
8-Core 112
15% 111 Pts
64-Core 112
8% 112 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,662,371 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon II X2 255 Builds (Compare 81 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: Acer Aspire X3400G

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 7% - Terrible Total price: $49

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