Intel
Intel

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 22,727 user samples
11,654 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 29% Base clock 2.5 GHz
Worst Bench: 18% Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 0.95 GHz (avg)
Poor: 18% Great: 29%
SPEED RANK: 659th / 1184
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
11,073 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 27% Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 17% Base clock 2.35 GHz
Poor: 17% Great: 27%
SPEED RANK: 688th / 1184
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
25.8 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
24.4 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
43.4 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+6%
40.8 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
85.8 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+6%
81.2 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
160 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+5%
152 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
164 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+6%
155 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
164 Pts Slightly faster 64-core speed.
+5%
156 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
45.7 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+7%
42.8 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
91 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+6%
86.2 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
182 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+7%
170 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
182 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+6%
171 Pts
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
183 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+7%
171 Pts
Market Share
Based on 20,973,502 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % Higher market share.
+17%
0.06 %
Value
Value For Money
34.7 % 39.4 % Slightly better value.
+14%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % 58 % +4%
Price
Price (score)
$95 $49 Much cheaper.
+48%
Age
Newest
70+ Months 69+ Months +1%
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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