Average Bench: 40% (466th of 1089)

Based on 4,278 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9650 @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 31%Average: 40% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 averaged 59.9% 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 282Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 73Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 is just 19.6%. 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 168Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 212Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,278 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.8 SC Int 73 93.3
34.6 SC Float 43 54.3
43.3 SC Mixed 54.3 69.4
45.5% 56.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
196 QC Int 282 364
115 QC Float 165 211
158 QC Mixed 209 268
49.8% 219 Pts
Min Avg Max
224 MC Int 288 364
132 MC Float 168 215
163 MC Mixed 212 272
33.8% 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 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 61.7
SC Mixed 78.4
66% 82.1 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 244
QC Mixed 310
74% 324 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 247
MC Mixed 317
48% 317 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97
SC Float 56.8
SC Mixed 71.8
60% 75.2 Pts
QC Int 383
QC Float 220
QC Mixed 283
67% 295 Pts
MC Int 387
MC Float 221
MC Mixed 283
45% 297 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 95.9
SC Float 55.9
SC Mixed 70.8
59% 74.2 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 193
QC Mixed 245
59% 257 Pts
MC Int 384
MC Float 223
MC Mixed 282
45% 296 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.9
SC Float 55.3
SC Mixed 69.3
58% 72.8 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 200
QC Mixed 220
60% 264 Pts
MC Int 366
MC Float 219
MC Mixed 248
42% 278 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.9
SC Float 43.3
SC Mixed 54.4
46% 57.2 Pts
QC Int 294
QC Float 166
QC Mixed 216
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 296
MC Float 172
MC Mixed 216
35% 228 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 72.7
SC Float 43.1
SC Mixed 53.8
45% 56.5 Pts
QC Int 287
QC Float 170
QC Mixed 211
51% 223 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 170
MC Mixed 214
34% 224 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.7
SC Float 43.2
SC Mixed 54.5
46% 57.1 Pts
QC Int 291
QC Float 167
QC Mixed 209
51% 222 Pts
MC Int 294
MC Float 169
MC Mixed 218
34% 227 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 71.8
SC Float 42
SC Mixed 50
44% 54.6 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 141
QC Mixed 195
46% 200 Pts
MC Int 286
MC Float 167
MC Mixed 206
33% 220 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.6
SC Float 43.4
SC Mixed 54.7
46% 57.2 Pts
QC Int 257
QC Float 144
QC Mixed 153
42% 185 Pts
MC Int 186
MC Float 113
MC Mixed 143
22% 148 Pts
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Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 34%
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Workstation
Workstation 16%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 780

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $304

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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

 Comments

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Good

3 months ago.

still great with a decent gpu and overclocking to 3,9 ghz paired with good ram you can play all games up to bf1 (at medium settings)


Good

4 months ago.

Great value as an upgrade in an old PC.


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