Average Bench: 46.2% (909th of 1452)

Based on 2,094 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00630F81 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 870K Quad Core Processor
Poor: 35%Average: 46.2% Great: 55%
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The AMD Athlon II X4 870K averaged 53.8% 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 60.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 63.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X4 870K is just 19.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Athlon II X4 870K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 188Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 188Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,094 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.6 Memory 60.5 74.1
35.8 1-Core 63.9 74.2
79.9 2-Core 117 137
47.9% 80.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
118 4-Core 185 219
124 8-Core 188 222
24.9% 186 Pts
Min Avg Max
120 64-Core 188 221
11.6% 188 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.1
1-Core 59.7
2-Core 108
50% 80.5 Pts
4-Core 172
8-Core 171
23% 172 Pts
64-Core 173
11% 173 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.3
1-Core 65.2
2-Core 125
52% 86.1 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 193
26% 193 Pts
64-Core 193
12% 193 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.7
1-Core 62.2
2-Core 116
50% 82.1 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 187
25% 186 Pts
64-Core 188
12% 188 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.8
1-Core 71.5
2-Core 137
52% 89.3 Pts
4-Core 215
8-Core 214
29% 214 Pts
64-Core 216
13% 216 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 52
1-Core 71.7
2-Core 131
48% 84.8 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 210
28% 209 Pts
64-Core 213
13% 213 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 53.8
1-Core 28.6
2-Core 54.2
31% 45.5 Pts
4-Core 81.4
8-Core 76.5
11% 78.9 Pts
64-Core 85.1
5% 85.1 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 44.7
1-Core 48.6
2-Core 85.7
36% 59.7 Pts
4-Core 93.1
8-Core 103
13% 98.1 Pts
64-Core 113
7% 113 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 67,964,985 CPUs tested

Typical Athlon II X4 870K Builds (Compare 290 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A68HM-DS2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $28

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 Comments

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Poor

3 months ago.

cant play fortnite with it nowdays


Average

6 years ago.

Great value for its day, totally outdated by 14nm CPUs though


Excellent

3 years ago.

I love it, puts my system into its faster potentials. Especially for its cheap price, if you have FM2+ boards lying around, this is the big guy to work on


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