Intel
Intel

4 Cores, @2.5 GHz, Yorkfield.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

4 Cores, @2.33 GHz, Yorkfield.
Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 19,828 user samples
9,471 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 35% Base clock 3.3 GHz
Worst Bench: 22% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 22% Great: 35%
SPEED RANK: 654th / 1147
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
10,357 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 32% Base clock 3.25 GHz
Worst Bench: 22% Base clock 2.8 GHz
Poor: 22% Great: 32%
SPEED RANK: 681st / 1147
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
31.6 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
29.5 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
43.6 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+7%
40.8 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
164 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+7%
153 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
169 Pts Slightly faster multi-core speed.
+8%
157 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
47 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+10%
42.8 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
187 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+10%
170 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
188 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+11%
170 Pts
Market Share
Based on 16,365,793 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % Slightly higher market share.
+14%
0.07 %
Value
Value For Money
48.2 % 57.7 % Better value.
+20%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 58 % Slightly more popular.
+5%
Price
Price (score)
$95 $49 Much cheaper.
+48%
Age
Newest
64+ Months 63+ Months +2%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
63.1 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+9%
57.7 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
37.8 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+12%
33.7 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
252 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+10%
230 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
147 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+10%
134 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
256 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+10%
232 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
150 Pts Slightly faster multi-core fp speed.
+11%
135 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q4'08 Q3'08
Virtualization Tech (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) ‡
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Placed nowadays in the Core 2 Quad Q6600 perfomance, with a lower power draw and a lower cache as disvantage its and okay CPU that begans to age. This CPU was shipped in many mid-end prebuilt systems back in 2008. Most AAA games will suffer a poor perfomance when compared to a same clocked first generation desktop Core i5 CPU, if you're considering this as an upgrade the Xeon E5450 or X5450 will deliver higher perfomance for a similar price, check if your system is compatible. [Aug '18 IagoX_009]

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