Average Bench: 34.7% (570th of 1110)

Based on 8,392 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF0001067A, 0FABFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9400 @ 2.66GHz
Poor: 26%Average: 34.7% Great: 42%
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 averaged 65.3% 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 243Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 64.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 is just 16.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 146Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 184Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,392 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.5 SC Int 64.3 77.6
31.1 SC Float 37.7 45.7
39.2 SC Mixed 47.7 57.5
40% 49.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
163 QC Int 243 307
96.7 QC Float 143 177
125 QC Mixed 180 225
43% 189 Pts
Min Avg Max
185 MC Int 249 306
111 MC Float 146 180
142 MC Mixed 184 227
29.3% 193 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
SC Int 65.2
SC Float 38.6
SC Mixed 48.3
41% 50.7 Pts
QC Int 262
QC Float 153
QC Mixed 193
46% 203 Pts
MC Int 263
MC Float 154
MC Mixed 196
31% 204 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65.2
SC Float 38.5
SC Mixed 48.5
41% 50.7 Pts
QC Int 256
QC Float 152
QC Mixed 190
45% 199 Pts
MC Int 258
MC Float 149
MC Mixed 190
30% 199 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65.5
SC Float 38.5
SC Mixed 47
40% 50.3 Pts
QC Int 255
QC Float 150
QC Mixed 189
45% 198 Pts
MC Int 255
MC Float 147
MC Mixed 190
30% 197 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
SC Int 65.4
SC Float 38.4
SC Mixed 46.3
40% 50 Pts
QC Int 251
QC Float 148
QC Mixed 189
45% 196 Pts
MC Int 252
MC Float 152
MC Mixed 188
30% 197 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
SC Int 61.7
SC Float 36.8
SC Mixed 46.5
39% 48.3 Pts
QC Int 249
QC Float 146
QC Mixed 183
44% 193 Pts
MC Int 245
MC Float 146
MC Mixed 183
29% 192 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 63.2
SC Float 35.2
SC Mixed 44.6
38% 47.7 Pts
QC Int 228
QC Float 141
QC Mixed 184
42% 185 Pts
MC Int 177
MC Float 123
MC Mixed 146
22% 149 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65
SC Float 33.5
SC Mixed 44.5
38% 47.7 Pts
QC Int 201
QC Float 151
QC Mixed 178
40% 176 Pts
MC Int 235
MC Float 148
MC Mixed 188
29% 190 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.1
SC Float 38.1
SC Mixed 48.3
40% 50.2 Pts
QC Int 245
QC Float 141
QC Mixed 161
42% 182 Pts
MC Int 237
MC Float 141
MC Mixed 188
29% 188 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
SC Int 44.8
SC Float 26.9
SC Mixed 35.9
29% 35.9 Pts
QC Int 117
QC Float 92.5
QC Mixed 110
24% 106 Pts
MC Int 210
MC Float 127
MC Mixed 166
26% 168 Pts
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Desktop
Desktop 31%
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Workstation
Workstation 16%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 780

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $185

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q9400 (6M Cache, 2.66 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
Code NameYorkfield
Launch DateQ3'08
Processor NumberQ9400
# of Cores4
Cache6 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended Price$180.00 - $200.00
Clock Speed2.66 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 Size164 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors456 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

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Good

4 months ago.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqaVRshEIeA&t=12s 3.76Ghz Overclock benchmarks paired with GTX 660 Ti


Excellent

4 days ago.

Good processor


Good

2 month ago.

Iv used the core 2 qaud q9400 for a good time from 2017 and its still going good


Good

6 months ago.

Considering its age, it performs quite well in recent games


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