Average Bench: 51.2% (713th of 1307)

Based on 1,525 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00630F81 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 870K Quad Core Processor
Poor: 39%Average: 51.2% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The AMD Athlon II X4 870K averaged 48.7% 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 62.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 66.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X4 870K is 21.2%. 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 232Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 233Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,525 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.4 Memory 62.8 76.7
39.2 1-Core 66.7 78.4
86.6 2-Core 129 152
51.8% 86.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
128 4-Core 230 282
142 8-Core 233 281
31.6% 231 Pts
Min Avg Max
141 64-Core 232 278
15.6% 232 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 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.6
1-Core 66.8
2-Core 137
56% 92.5 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 244
35% 251 Pts
64-Core 262
18% 262 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 71
1-Core 67
2-Core 132
55% 90 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 262
36% 261 Pts
64-Core 262
18% 262 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.5
1-Core 71.5
2-Core 139
57% 94.2 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 237
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.4
1-Core 70.2
2-Core 121
53% 86.2 Pts
4-Core 243
8-Core 255
34% 249 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz
Memory 68.4
1-Core 68.5
2-Core 122
53% 86.4 Pts
4-Core 215
8-Core 243
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.2
1-Core 75.4
2-Core 138
54% 90.8 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 261
36% 260 Pts
64-Core 262
18% 262 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz
Memory 65.5
1-Core 66.6
2-Core 131
53% 87.8 Pts
4-Core 195
8-Core 208
27% 201 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 53.5
1-Core 71.2
2-Core 138
51% 87.7 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 247
35% 252 Pts
64-Core 248
17% 248 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,099,212 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon II X4 870K Builds (Compare 2,095 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus A68HM-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $187

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Average

3 years ago.

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


Excellent

5 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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