Average Bench: 42.7% (464th of 1206)

Based on 1,081 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00630F81 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 870K Quad Core Processor
Poor: 31%Average: 42.7% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The AMD Athlon II X4 870K averaged 57.2% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 66.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 132Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X4 870K is just 20%. 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 236Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 236Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,081 samples)
Min Avg Max
35.1 1-Core 66.9 78.8
93.9 2-Core 132 152
46.8% 99.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 4-Core 232 285
139 8-Core 236 285
31.9% 234 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 64-Core 236 287
15.9% 236 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.4
2-Core 140
51% 107 Pts
4-Core 267
8-Core 250
36% 258 Pts
64-Core 267
18% 267 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.8
2-Core 143
52% 109 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 243
33% 242 Pts
64-Core 262
18% 262 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.8
2-Core 133
49% 102 Pts
4-Core 252
8-Core 256
35% 254 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.5
2-Core 123
47% 96.9 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 256
35% 255 Pts
64-Core 257
17% 257 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69.8
2-Core 137
49% 103 Pts
4-Core 247
8-Core 255
34% 251 Pts
64-Core 249
17% 249 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63.9
2-Core 129
45% 96.3 Pts
4-Core 257
8-Core 239
34% 248 Pts
64-Core 245
16% 245 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 60
2-Core 98.5
38% 79.2 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 55.7
13% 84.9 Pts
64-Core 63.7
4% 63.7 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,485,817 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon II X4 870K Builds (Compare 3,548 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asrock FM2A68M-DG3+

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $54

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


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