Average Bench: 50.4% (781st of 1360)

Based on 2,075 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00630F81 Model: AMD Athlon(tm) X4 870K Quad Core Processor
Poor: 37%Average: 50.4% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The AMD Athlon II X4 870K averaged 49.5% 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 60.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Athlon II X4 870K is 23.6%. 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 235Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 234Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,075 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.4 Memory 60.8 74.4
38.1 1-Core 67.1 78.4
85.7 2-Core 130 152
51.4% 86.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
130 4-Core 232 284
146 8-Core 234 282
31.8% 233 Pts
Min Avg Max
145 64-Core 235 280
15.8% 235 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 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 56.3
1-Core 80.9
2-Core 142
54% 93 Pts
4-Core 267
8-Core 269
37% 268 Pts
64-Core 268
18% 268 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 58.6
1-Core 66.1
2-Core 148
52% 90.9 Pts
4-Core 251
8-Core 260
35% 256 Pts
64-Core 276
18% 276 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.7
1-Core 62
2-Core 132
50% 85 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 235
32% 238 Pts
64-Core 242
16% 242 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.2
1-Core 54.3
2-Core 136
49% 83.8 Pts
4-Core 159
8-Core 242
26% 200 Pts
64-Core 213
14% 213 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 50.9
1-Core 67.4
2-Core 128
48% 82.1 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 224
30% 218 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 54.4
1-Core 69.1
2-Core 90.7
45% 71.4 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 208
25% 187 Pts
64-Core 213
14% 213 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 48.4
1-Core 30.8
2-Core 58.5
30% 45.9 Pts
4-Core 110
8-Core 110
15% 110 Pts
64-Core 109
7% 109 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,487,888 CPUs tested.

Typical Athlon II X4 870K Builds (Compare 467 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus A68HM-K

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 16% - Very poor Total price: $19

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 Comments

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Average

5 years ago.

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


Excellent

22 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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