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AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core

Price and performance details for the AMD Phenom 9850 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 9850 Quad-Core Good for Gaming?

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

AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: AM2+

Clockspeed: 2.5 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) 9850 Quad-Core Processor

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2008

CPUmark/$Price: 13.25

Overall Rank: 3004

Last Price Change: $129.99 USD (2020-08-14)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1722

Single Thread Rating: 938
Samples: 484*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 2,809
Thread: 877

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core

Integer Math5,266 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math4,278 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers7 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting4,899 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption481.6 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression39,848 KBytes/Sec
Physics141 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions849 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread938 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 19th of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 16th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 16th of April 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 19th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,347
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,362
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,652
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,578
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,017
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,912
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,324
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,768
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,430
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,184
AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
1,722
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 19th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.81
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.62
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.09
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.18
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.12
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.72
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.43
AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
13.25
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 19th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,636
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,037
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,928
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,839
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,704
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
938
Last 5 Baselines for AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1999743 - Jan 18 2024
2000
BL1862636 - Jul 17 2023
2175
BL1765474 - Mar 10 2023
2026
BL1714313 - Jan 07 2023
1440
BL1713786 - Jan 06 2023
1432
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
As of 19th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
1,722
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz vs AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
2,073 (+20.4%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz vs AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
1,883 (+9.4%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 @ 2.66GHz vs AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
2,099 (+21.9%)
AMD Phenom II X4 910 vs AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
1,776 (+3.2%)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.20GHz vs AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
1,610 (-6.5%)
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz vs AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
1,535 (-10.9%)
AMD Athlon II X3 435 vs AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
1,644 (-4.5%)
Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.67GHz vs AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
2,533 (+47.1%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66GHz vs AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
2,114 (+22.8%)
Intel Core i3-2125 @ 3.30GHz vs AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
2,083 (+21.0%)
AMD A6-3650 APU vs AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
2,049 (+19.0%)
AMD A8-3800 APU vs AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
2,015 (+17.0%)

Is the AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core Good for Gaming?
As of 19th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,626
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,257
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,070
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,569
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,404
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,172
Intel Core i9-14900KF
7,989
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,883
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,795
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,573
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,533
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core
319