Average Bench: 40% (402nd of 966)

Based on 2,781 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9650 @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 31%Average: 40% Great: 50%
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 averaged 60.0% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 280Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 73.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 is just 18.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 169Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 213Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,781 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.5 SC Int 73.9 91.4
38 SC Float 43.5 53.6
48.1 SC Mixed 54.9 67.7
46% 57.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
197 QC Int 280 354
117 QC Float 165 207
144 QC Mixed 207 261
49.5% 217 Pts
Min Avg Max
228 MC Int 287 359
133 MC Float 169 209
168 MC Mixed 213 263
33.9% 223 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz
SC Int 93.7
SC Float 55.5
SC Mixed 69.8
58% 73 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 221
QC Mixed 279
66% 292 Pts
MC Int 375
MC Float 220
MC Mixed 277
44% 291 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74
SC Float 43.4
SC Mixed 54.9
46% 57.4 Pts
QC Int 296
QC Float 173
QC Mixed 218
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 296
MC Float 173
MC Mixed 220
35% 230 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.1
SC Float 43
SC Mixed 54.4
46% 56.8 Pts
QC Int 291
QC Float 172
QC Mixed 211
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 294
MC Float 173
MC Mixed 218
35% 228 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.1
SC Float 42.7
SC Mixed 54
45% 55.9 Pts
QC Int 290
QC Float 152
QC Mixed 185
48% 209 Pts
MC Int 288
MC Float 169
MC Mixed 215
34% 224 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70
SC Float 41.8
SC Mixed 52.9
44% 54.9 Pts
QC Int 217
QC Float 143
QC Mixed 181
41% 180 Pts
MC Int 263
MC Float 156
MC Mixed 200
31% 206 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 49.1
SC Float 28.9
SC Mixed 35.1
30% 37.7 Pts
QC Int 195
QC Float 103
QC Mixed 144
34% 147 Pts
MC Int 195
MC Float 114
MC Mixed 144
23% 151 Pts
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Typical Core2 Quad Q9650 Builds (Compare 1,969 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 34%
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Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 780

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $306

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q9650 (12M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
Code NameYorkfield
Launch DateQ3'08
Processor NumberQ9650
# of Cores4
Cache12 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended Price$339.00
Clock Speed3 GHz
Bus Speed1333 MHz FSB
Max TDP95 W
FSB ParityNo

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets SupportedLGA775
Processing Die Size214 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors820 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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