Average Bench: 50.5% (740th of 1316)

Based on 1,634 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00630F81 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 870K Quad Core Processor
Poor: 38%Average: 50.5% 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 61.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 66.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X4 870K is 22.2%. 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 232Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,634 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.2 Memory 61.5 75.6
38.1 1-Core 66.6 77.8
86.5 2-Core 129 150
51.4% 85.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
128 4-Core 230 280
143 8-Core 232 278
31.5% 231 Pts
Min Avg Max
146 64-Core 232 276
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 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.4
1-Core 71.3
2-Core 138
56% 92.7 Pts
4-Core 247
8-Core 252
34% 250 Pts
64-Core 260
18% 260 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.9
1-Core 70.5
2-Core 134
53% 88.4 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 256
35% 256 Pts
64-Core 258
17% 258 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.6
1-Core 53.3
2-Core 98.6
48% 74.5 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 136
22% 158 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.1
1-Core 60.6
2-Core 119
48% 79.4 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 252
33% 244 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 45,063,815 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon II X4 870K Builds (Compare 2,384 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus A68HM-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $186

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 Comments

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Average

3 years ago.

Great value for its day, totally outdated by 14nm CPUs though


Excellent

8 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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