Average Bench: 40.6% (400th of 980)

Based on 2,718 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9650 @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 31%Average: 40.6% Great: 52%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 averaged 59.4% 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 286Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 74.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 is 21%. 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 171Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 216Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,718 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.8 SC Int 74.5 93.9
37.3 SC Float 43.9 54.7
45.7 SC Mixed 55.4 69.1
46.4% 58 Pts
Min Avg Max
195 QC Int 286 372
117 QC Float 168 217
143 QC Mixed 211 273
50.5% 222 Pts
Min Avg Max
220 MC Int 291 374
132 MC Float 171 218
170 MC Mixed 216 276
34.3% 226 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 94.8
SC Float 52.4
SC Mixed 69.8
58% 72.3 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 220
QC Mixed 278
66% 292 Pts
MC Int 376
MC Float 220
MC Mixed 277
44% 291 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.7
SC Float 48.2
SC Mixed 61.2
51% 63.7 Pts
QC Int 331
QC Float 193
QC Mixed 244
58% 256 Pts
MC Int 334
MC Float 194
MC Mixed 246
39% 258 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 81.9
SC Float 51.2
SC Mixed 63.5
52% 65.5 Pts
QC Int 224
QC Float 154
QC Mixed 202
44% 194 Pts
MC Int 314
MC Float 177
MC Mixed 222
36% 238 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74
SC Float 41
SC Mixed 54.9
45% 56.6 Pts
QC Int 292
QC Float 172
QC Mixed 217
52% 227 Pts
MC Int 296
MC Float 172
MC Mixed 218
35% 228 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.9
SC Float 43
SC Mixed 54.5
46% 57.1 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 175
QC Mixed 216
52% 226 Pts
MC Int 299
MC Float 173
MC Mixed 217
35% 230 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 73.6
SC Float 42.9
SC Mixed 54.3
46% 56.9 Pts
QC Int 294
QC Float 172
QC Mixed 211
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 296
MC Float 169
MC Mixed 218
35% 228 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.5
SC Float 43.2
SC Mixed 53.7
45% 56.1 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 166
QC Mixed 210
50% 221 Pts
MC Int 285
MC Float 166
MC Mixed 211
34% 220 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72.5
SC Float 42.4
SC Mixed 52.3
45% 55.7 Pts
QC Int 279
QC Float 163
QC Mixed 205
49% 216 Pts
MC Int 280
MC Float 164
MC Mixed 208
33% 217 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 72
SC Float 43.3
SC Mixed 54.1
45% 56.5 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 156
QC Mixed 190
46% 204 Pts
MC Int 283
MC Float 166
MC Mixed 207
33% 219 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 780

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $314

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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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