Average Bench: 52.9% (652nd of 1276)

Based on 1,404 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00630F81 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 870K Quad Core Processor
Poor: 41%Average: 52.9% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The AMD Athlon II X4 870K averaged 47.1% 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 66.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X4 870K is just 19.9%. 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 233Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 234Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,404 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.7 Memory 66.1 77.4
42.7 1-Core 67 77.1
85.6 2-Core 131 151
53.1% 87.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 4-Core 230 282
143 8-Core 234 281
31.6% 232 Pts
Min Avg Max
133 64-Core 233 284
15.6% 233 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.6
1-Core 71.5
2-Core 140
57% 94.2 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 261
36% 261 Pts
64-Core 258
17% 258 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.6
1-Core 72.6
2-Core 139
57% 93.7 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 259
36% 259 Pts
64-Core 253
17% 253 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.4
1-Core 70.6
2-Core 127
51% 85.8 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 246
33% 245 Pts
64-Core 199
13% 199 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.6
1-Core 74.2
2-Core 140
52% 90 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 258
36% 261 Pts
64-Core 261
18% 261 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 52.8
1-Core 34.9
2-Core 75.4
35% 54.4 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 249
33% 246 Pts
64-Core 251
17% 251 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 36,021,327 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon II X4 870K Builds (Compare 1,528 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus A68HM-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $197

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Average

3 years ago.

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


Excellent

15 days 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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