AMD Athlon II X4 740 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD Athlon II X4 740 has 4 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 3. gen of the AMD Athlon II series. The processor uses a mainboard with the FM2 socket and was released in Q4/2012.
AMD Athlon II X4 740

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the AMD Athlon II X4 740. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the AMD Athlon II X4 740.

Name: AMD Athlon II X4 740
Family: AMD Athlon II
CPU group: AMD Athlon II X4 (Trinity)
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 3
Predecessor: AMD Athlon II X4 640
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the AMD Athlon II X4 740 can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.20 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 3.70 GHz

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

Memory type: DDR3-1866
Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe:
AES-NI: No

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

TDP (PL1): 65 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the AMD Athlon II X4 740 as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

Technology: 32 nm
Chip design:
Socket: FM2
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
Architecture: Trinity
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: AMD-V
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: MMX, 3DNow!, SSE3, SSE4a
Release date: Q4/2012
Release price: 60 $
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD Athlon II X4 740 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD FX-4100 AMD FX-4100
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
469
AMD A8-5500 AMD A8-5500
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
463
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T AMD Phenom II X6 1090T
6C 6T @ 3.60 GHz
462
AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
461
Intel Core2 Duo E7600 Intel Core2 Duo E7600
2C 2T @ 3.06 GHz
461
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
460
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
460
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
1396
AMD FX-4300 AMD FX-4300
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
1394
Intel Core i5-680 Intel Core i5-680
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1394
AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1391
AMD Athlon Silver 3050C AMD Athlon Silver 3050C
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
1389
Intel Core m5-6Y54 Intel Core m5-6Y54
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
1386
Intel Core i7-7600U Intel Core i7-7600U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
1377
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

Intel Celeron G4900 Intel Celeron G4900
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
658
Intel Core i3-530 Intel Core i3-530
2C 4T @ 2.93 GHz
657
Intel Core i5-2430M Intel Core i5-2430M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
655
AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
651
Intel Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
651
Intel Core i3-4000M Intel Core i3-4000M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
648
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
646
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core) results



Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i3-6100H Intel Core i3-6100H
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
4031
Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
4030
Intel Celeron N5095 Intel Celeron N5095
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
4021
AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
4011
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
4001
Intel Core i3-3250T Intel Core i3-3250T
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
4000
AMD A8-7600 AMD A8-7600
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
3997
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
82
AMD A9-9420 AMD A9-9420
2C 2T @ 3.60 GHz
81
Intel Celeron G1610T Intel Celeron G1610T
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
81
AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
80
Intel Core i3-2350M Intel Core i3-2350M
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
80
AMD Phenom II X6 1045T AMD Phenom II X6 1045T
6C 6T @ 3.20 GHz
80
Intel Celeron J4125 Intel Celeron J4125
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
79
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-6200U Intel Core i5-6200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
290
Intel Core i5-6198DU Intel Core i5-6198DU
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
289
Intel Core i5-8310Y Intel Core i5-8310Y
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
289
AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
288
Intel Celeron G5905 Intel Celeron G5905
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
287
Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
286
Intel Core i3-7130U Intel Core i3-7130U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
285
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Phenom II X2 560 AMD Phenom II X2 560
2C 2T @ 3.30 GHz
1780
AMD Phenom II X6 1065T AMD Phenom II X6 1065T
6C 6T @ 3.40 GHz
1778
Intel Core i3-4025U Intel Core i3-4025U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
1778
AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1777
AMD Athlon II X2 370K AMD Athlon II X2 370K
2C 2T @ 4.20 GHz
1771
AMD Phenom II X4 B99 AMD Phenom II X4 B99
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
1762
AMD Phenom II X4 850 AMD Phenom II X4 850
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
1762
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-4200U Intel Core i5-4200U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
4560
Intel Celeron G1850 Intel Celeron G1850
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
4546
Intel Celeron G3900T Intel Celeron G3900T
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
4527
AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
4525
AMD A10-5757M AMD A10-5757M
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
4525
AMD A10-5750M AMD A10-5750M
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
4525
AMD Phenom II X3 B77 AMD Phenom II X3 B77
3C 3T @ 3.20 GHz
4519
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD FX-8100 AMD FX-8100
8C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
0.9
AMD A10-6700T AMD A10-6700T
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
0.89
AMD A8-3850 AMD A8-3850
4C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
0.89
AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
0.88
Intel Xeon Bronze 3106 Intel Xeon Bronze 3106
8C 8T @ 1.70 GHz
0.88
Intel Xeon Bronze 3104 Intel Xeon Bronze 3104
6C 6T @ 1.70 GHz
0.88
AMD A10-5757M AMD A10-5757M
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
0.88
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
3.53
Intel Core i3-3250 Intel Core i3-3250
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
3.52
Intel Core i3-4350T Intel Core i3-4350T
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
3.52
AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
3.51
Intel Core i5-6360U Intel Core i5-6360U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3.5
AMD A8-3850 AMD A8-3850
4C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
3.5
Intel Core i3-4360T Intel Core i3-4360T
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
3.47
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Leaderboards

In our leaderboards, we have clearly compiled the best processors for specific categories for you. The leaderboards are always up to date and are regularly updated by us. The best processors are selected according to popularity and speed in benchmarks as well as the price-performance ratio.


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