Average Bench: 53.8% (619th of 1256)

Based on 1,336 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00630F81 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 870K Quad Core Processor
Poor: 41%Average: 53.8% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The AMD Athlon II X4 870K averaged 46.1% 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 67.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 66.9Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X4 870K is 20.3%. 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 Mixed Speed 235Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 235Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,336 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.9 Memory 67.9 76.7
39.5 1-Core 66.9 78.6
84 2-Core 131 152
53.7% 88.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
137 4-Core 231 280
146 8-Core 235 281
31.8% 233 Pts
Min Avg Max
152 64-Core 235 285
15.8% 235 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.2
1-Core 69.5
2-Core 114
54% 84.9 Pts
4-Core 247
8-Core 146
29% 196 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.4
1-Core 68.8
2-Core 137
57% 93 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 223
28% 212 Pts
64-Core 231
16% 231 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.8
1-Core 71.8
2-Core 138
55% 91.7 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 233
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 238
16% 238 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 50.7
1-Core 58.6
2-Core 107
43% 72.2 Pts
4-Core 243
8-Core 266
34% 255 Pts
64-Core 264
18% 264 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 51
1-Core 69.5
2-Core 128
48% 82.9 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 217
30% 218 Pts
64-Core 214
14% 214 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.5
1-Core 57.9
2-Core 69.9
44% 64.4 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 131
18% 132 Pts
64-Core 129
9% 129 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,619,486 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon II X4 870K Builds (Compare 4,704 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock FM2A68M-DG3+

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $58

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2 years ago.

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


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