Average Bench: 50.6% (741st of 1323)

Based on 1,796 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00630F81 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 870K Quad Core Processor
Poor: 39%Average: 50.6% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The AMD Athlon II X4 870K averaged 49.4% 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 61.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X4 870K is 21%. 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 234Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 234Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,796 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.9 Memory 61.3 74.1
37.1 1-Core 67 78.3
88.3 2-Core 130 152
51.5% 86.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
133 4-Core 231 282
146 8-Core 234 281
31.7% 232 Pts
Min Avg Max
141 64-Core 234 278
15.7% 234 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.6
1-Core 78.5
2-Core 157
61% 103 Pts
4-Core 289
8-Core 290
40% 290 Pts
64-Core 281
19% 281 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.6
1-Core 75.3
2-Core 145
59% 97.3 Pts
4-Core 277
8-Core 277
38% 277 Pts
64-Core 249
17% 249 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.2
1-Core 74.3
2-Core 148
55% 94 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 277
38% 276 Pts
64-Core 284
19% 284 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 57.7
1-Core 75.3
2-Core 145
54% 92.5 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 263
36% 261 Pts
64-Core 263
18% 263 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.6
1-Core 69
2-Core 133
52% 87.8 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 220
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.5
1-Core 74.1
2-Core 141
52% 90.3 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 262
35% 256 Pts
64-Core 262
18% 262 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.9
1-Core 62.3
2-Core 118
50% 81.5 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 185
24% 180 Pts
64-Core 202
14% 202 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 51.9
1-Core 66.4
2-Core 129
48% 82.3 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 226
31% 227 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 48
1-Core 72
2-Core 138
49% 85.9 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 238
32% 235 Pts
64-Core 247
17% 247 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,528,877 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon II X4 870K Builds (Compare 2,690 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus A68HM-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $185

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 Comments

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Average

4 years ago.

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


Excellent

13 months 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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