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AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core

Price and performance details for the AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: AM2+

Clockspeed: 2.6 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 125 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 64 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 64 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 512 KB
L3 Cache: 2 MB

Other names: AMD Phenom(tm) 9950 Quad-Core Processor

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2008

CPUmark/$Price: 9.42

Overall Rank:
2973rd fastest in multithreading out of 4755 CPUs
3080th fastest in single threading out of 4755 CPUs
902nd fastest in out of 1368 Desktop CPUs

Last Price Change: $199.99 USD (2022-10-21)

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
1884
Single Thread Rating
1027

Samples: 380*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 2,895
Thread: 902

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core

Integer Math6,001 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math4,380 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers8 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting5,443 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption487.2 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression43,394 KBytes/Sec
Physics153 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions957 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,027 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 13th of July 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 12th of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 12th of July 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 14th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,259
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,460
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,158
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,622
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,043
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,898
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,289
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,755
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,538
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,177
AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
1,884
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 14th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
211.40
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
168.46
Intel Core i9-12900K
149.14
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
142.95
Intel Core i9-13900K
134.68
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.65
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
55.42
AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
9.42
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 14th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,630
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,166
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,033
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,921
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,697
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,470
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,930
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,567
AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
1,027
Last 5 Baselines for AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1736537 - Feb 03 2023
1601
BL1723036 - Jan 17 2023
978
BL1672668 - Nov 17 2022
2178
BL1635255 - Sep 24 2022
1977
BL1600656 - Jul 23 2022
2015
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
As of 14th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
1,884
AMD Phenom II X4 940 vs AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
2,345 (+24.5%)
AMD Phenom II X4 810 vs AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
2,003 (+6.4%)
AMD Phenom 9150e Quad-Core vs AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
1,414 (-24.9%)
AMD Phenom II X4 805 vs AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
1,959 (+4.0%)
AMD Phenom II X3 710 vs AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
1,551 (-17.7%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz vs AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
2,065 (+9.6%)
AMD Athlon II X3 435 vs AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
1,644 (-12.7%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz vs AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
2,342 (+24.3%)
Intel Core i3-3225 @ 3.30GHz vs AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
2,229 (+18.3%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66GHz vs AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
2,126 (+12.9%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 @ 2.66GHz vs AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
2,093 (+11.1%)
Intel Core i3-2125 @ 3.30GHz vs AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
2,083 (+10.6%)

Is the AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core Good for Gaming?
As of 14th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,352
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,272
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,030
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,524
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,388
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,111
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,008
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,884
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,789
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,538
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,536
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
AMD Phenom 9950 Quad-Core
349