AMD Athlon X4 840 Wolfenstein II Benchmarks - Can Athlon X4 840 Run Wolfenstein II?

Entry-level Desktop processor released in 2015 with 4 cores and 4 threads. With base clock at 3.1GHz, max speed at 3.8GHz, and a 65W power rating. Athlon X4 840 is based on the Kaveri 28nm family and part of the Athlon X4 series.
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Athlon X4 840 - 1080p - R9 380 - Wolfenstein II Benchmarks

Core i3-8100B
64.6
Core i3-7350K
64.6
Core i3-4360
64.6
Core i3-4350
64.6
Core i3-4370
64.6
Ryzen 3 PRO 2200G
64.6
Core i3-7300
64.6
Core i3-7320
64.6
Core i3-7100
64.6
Ryzen 3 1200
64.6
Ryzen 3 1300X
64.6
Core i3-8100
64.6
Core i3-8350K
64.6
Ryzen 3 2200G
64.6
Core i3-8300
64.6
Ryzen 3 2300X
64.6
Core i3-4340
53.3
Core i3-4330
53.1
Core i3-6320
52.9
Core i3-6300
52.8
Pentium Gold G5600
52.6
Core i3-6100
52.6
Core i3-4170
52.6
Core i3-6098P
52.5
Core i3-4160
52.5
Core i3-4150
52.3
Core i3-4130
52.1
Core i3-3250
51.8
Core i3-3245
51.6
Core i3-3240
51.6
Pentium Gold G5500
51.5
Pentium Gold G5400
51.5
Core i3-3225
51.5
Core i3-3220
51.5
Pentium G4620
51.2
Athlon II X2 280
51.1
Pentium G3470
51.1
Pentium G4520
51.1
Pentium G4600
51.1
Athlon II X4 740
51.1
A8-5500B
51.1
A8-7670K
51.1
A8-7650K
50.9
A8-6500
50.9
Pentium G4560
50.9
Pentium G3460
50.9
Pentium G3450
50.9
Pentium G3258
50.9
A6-6420K
50.8
Athlon X2 370K
50.8
Athlon II X2 370K
50.8
Pentium G3250
50.8
Pentium G4500
50.8
Athlon X4 970
50.8
A6-9550
50.8
A8-6600K
50.8
Core i3-3210
50.7
A6-7470K
50.7
Pro A8-7600B
50.6
A8-7600
50.6
A8-5600K
50.6
Pentium G3260
50.6
A6-6400K
50.6
Pentium G3440
50.5
Pentium G870
50.5
A6-5400B
50.5
Athlon X2 350
50.5
Pentium G3420
50.5
Pentium G3430
50.5
Pro A6-7400B
50.5
Athlon X4 840
50.5
Pentium G4400
50.5
A6-9500
50.5
Athlon II X4 860K
50.5
Athlon X4 845
50.5
A8-9600
50.5
Athlon X4 950
50.5
Athlon X4 835
50.5
Pentium G2130
50.4
Athlon X2 450
50.4
A6-7400K
50.4
Athlon X4 940
50.3
A8-5500
50.3
Pentium G2140
50.3
Athlon X2 340
50.3
Athlon X4 880K
50.2
Athlon X4 760K
50.2
Athlon X4 740
50.2
Pentium G3240
50.2
Athlon II X4 760K
50.1
Pentium G3220
50
Athlon X4 750K
50
Athlon X4 870K
50
Athlon X4 860K
49.8
Pentium G2030
49.8
Pentium G2120
49.8
Pentium G640
49.6
Athlon II X4 750K
49.5
Pentium G2020
49.5
Pentium E5800
49.5
Pentium G645
49.4
A6-5400K
49
Pentium G2010
48.9
Athlon II X2 340
48.6
Athlon X4 840 - 1080p - R9 380 - Can Athlon X4 840 run Wolfenstein II?

The Athlon X4 840 sits between Pro A6-7400B and Pentium G4400. It is 0% lower than the Pro A6-7400B while being 0% higher than the Pentium G4400. The Athlon X4 840 takes a comfortable 21.8% lead over the Core i3-4370. In this benchmark, the Athlon X4 840 has an impressive performance, which is way ahead of the last generation Athlon X4 740 by 0.6%. Again, the Athlon X4 740 tumbles down the chart, falling behind its Steamroller-based successor. That's a ~0.6% generational speed-up in this title. The Athlon X4 740 clearly shows how significantly the entry-level Richland-based CPUs fall behind the Steamroller models. The Athlon X4 840's performance earns it the 71st place. AMD's Athlon X4 840 notches a small win over the Athlon X4 740, but opens up an impressive lead over the stock Core i3-4370. Overall, the Athlon X4 840 is an average performer with its 4-cores and 4-threads in this benchmark.

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Critics Reviews

The return of Phenom II X4 800 marks AMD's yet another push to secure its dominance in the budget market, and its first representative, the Phenom II X4 840 has all of the features to continue the legacy of legendary Athlon II X4 620 - the first $100 quad processor. Clocked at high 3.20 GHz, and priced at $102, Phenom II X4 840 is going to compete nicely in this segment.
We are going to compare the new Phenom II X4 840 (3.2 GHz) to the Athlon II X4 635 (2.9 GHz), since both are in the same price range. In the tables below you can see a brief comparison between the ...
The AMD Athlon X4 840 Processor retails at RM 270, a very affordable processor and coupled with a motherboard it costs around RM 500 which is pretty much the cheapest quad-core setup you can get. That seems favorable, until you consider the fact that Intel’s dual-core setup costs similar and in some tasks could actually perform faster.
In looking at the market, the X4 840 seems like a great value 4-core solution with 100 MHz higher clock speed and priced $17 less than the Athlon II X4 645. For a 2% increase in price, or $2 more than the Athlon II X4 640, the X4 840 offers a solid 200 MHz boost, or 6% increase in clock speed.