Average Bench: 38.1% (448th of 985)

Based on 10,779 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF0001067A, , BFEBFBFF00010676, BFEBFBFF00010677 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9550 @ 2.83GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9550 @ 2.83GHz
Poor: 27%Average: 38.1% Great: 49%
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 averaged 61.8% 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 268Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 70Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 is 21.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 160Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 202Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,779 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.6 SC Int 70 88.4
33.5 SC Float 41.3 51.7
41.3 SC Mixed 52 65.3
43.6% 54.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
188 QC Int 268 353
107 QC Float 157 206
134 QC Mixed 198 260
47.4% 208 Pts
Min Avg Max
195 MC Int 273 353
121 MC Float 160 206
148 MC Mixed 202 261
32.2% 212 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 2.85 GHz
SC Int 90.7
SC Float 54
SC Mixed 68
57% 70.9 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 270
65% 284 Pts
MC Int 369
MC Float 216
MC Mixed 273
44% 286 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.8
SC Float 49.5
SC Mixed 61.8
52% 65.4 Pts
QC Int 255
QC Float 165
QC Mixed 187
46% 203 Pts
MC Int 328
MC Float 198
MC Mixed 229
38% 252 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.6
SC Float 40.6
SC Mixed 51.2
43% 53.8 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 160
QC Mixed 202
48% 210 Pts
MC Int 279
MC Float 160
MC Mixed 204
33% 215 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.3
SC Float 40.5
SC Mixed 51.5
43% 53.8 Pts
QC Int 276
QC Float 161
QC Mixed 202
48% 213 Pts
MC Int 276
MC Float 159
MC Mixed 202
32% 212 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.1
SC Float 45
SC Mixed 57.1
48% 59.4 Pts
QC Int 245
QC Float 141
QC Mixed 181
43% 189 Pts
MC Int 281
MC Float 163
MC Mixed 196
32% 213 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.5
SC Float 40.7
SC Mixed 51.2
43% 53.8 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 144
QC Mixed 191
45% 199 Pts
MC Int 240
MC Float 152
MC Mixed 180
29% 190 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 51.1
SC Float 36.5
SC Mixed 37.9
34% 41.8 Pts
QC Int 192
QC Float 75.3
QC Mixed 97.9
28% 122 Pts
MC Int 153
MC Float 109
MC Mixed 186
22% 149 Pts
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Typical Core2 Quad Q9550 Builds (Compare 1,054 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus P5Q-PRO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $358

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q9550 (12M Cache, 2.83 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
Code NameYorkfield
Launch DateQ1'08
Processor NumberQ9550
# of Cores4
Cache12 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended Price$287.00
Clock Speed2.83 GHz
Bus Speed1333 MHz FSB
Max TDP95 W
FSB ParityYes

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

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

6 days ago.

VERY GOOD GTA 5 ULTRA + 40 FPS


Excellent

28 days ago.

super processeur


Excellent

1 month ago.

Got it since 8 years. BF1 ultra at ~30 fps. Fallout 4 sucks.


Good

1 month ago.

ok


Good

3 months ago.

faster


Excellent

1 month ago.

Extreme good processor but its old!


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