Average Bench: 14.5% (1006th of 1159)

Based on 3,040 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000006F6, , BFEBFBFF000006F2, BFEBFBFF000006FB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6400 @ 2.13GHz
Poor: 10%Average: 14.5% Great: 16%
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 19%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 8%
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Terrible average bench

The Intel Core2 6400 averaged 85.4% 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

Single Core Integer Speed 47.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 30.6Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 6400 is just 6.6%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 6400 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 44.3Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 60.3Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,040 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.2 SC Int 47.5 52.2
14.3 SC Float 22.5 24.6
19.5 SC Mixed 30.6 33.5
26.9% 33.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
55.8 QC Int 91.3 104
25.8 QC Float 43 48.9
35.9 QC Mixed 58.3 66.7
14.6% 64.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
63.7 MC Int 94.6 105
28.9 MC Float 44.3 48.9
41.7 MC Mixed 60.3 67
10.1% 66.4 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
SC Int 51.9
SC Float 24.6
SC Mixed 33.5
29% 36.7 Pts
QC Int 104
QC Float 48
QC Mixed 66.5
17% 72.8 Pts
MC Int 105
MC Float 49
MC Mixed 66.6
11% 73.4 Pts
LGA775/PSC/TJS, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
SC Int 52.2
SC Float 24.4
SC Mixed 33
29% 36.5 Pts
QC Int 102
QC Float 48.1
QC Mixed 66.4
16% 72.1 Pts
MC Int 104
MC Float 48.4
MC Mixed 66.6
11% 72.8 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 51.6
SC Float 23.2
SC Mixed 33.1
29% 36 Pts
QC Int 101
QC Float 47.7
QC Mixed 65.2
16% 71.4 Pts
MC Int 102
MC Float 47
MC Mixed 65.2
11% 71.2 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 50.3
SC Float 23.9
SC Mixed 32
28% 35.4 Pts
QC Int 97
QC Float 45.5
QC Mixed 64.5
16% 69 Pts
MC Int 96.4
MC Float 46
MC Mixed 63.3
10% 68.6 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
SC Int 50
SC Float 23.3
SC Mixed 33.2
28% 35.5 Pts
QC Int 97
QC Float 43.8
QC Mixed 57.5
15% 66.1 Pts
MC Int 103
MC Float 47.5
MC Mixed 65.1
11% 71.8 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 49.4
SC Float 22.5
SC Mixed 32.6
28% 34.8 Pts
QC Int 82.6
QC Float 43.4
QC Mixed 54.3
14% 60.1 Pts
MC Int 85.7
MC Float 33.8
MC Mixed 43
8% 54.2 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 49.7
SC Float 21.1
SC Mixed 28.1
26% 33 Pts
QC Int 78.9
QC Float 38
QC Mixed 60.2
14% 59 Pts
MC Int 69.1
MC Float 45.9
MC Mixed 47
8% 54 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
SC Int 49.7
SC Float 22.1
SC Mixed 28.5
27% 33.4 Pts
QC Int 95.2
QC Float 40.3
QC Mixed 47.6
14% 61 Pts
MC Int 94.4
MC Float 45.5
MC Mixed 60
10% 66.6 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
SC Int 52
SC Float 14
SC Mixed 18.3
22% 28.1 Pts
QC Int 80.3
QC Float 41.6
QC Mixed 63.2
14% 61.7 Pts
MC Int 102
MC Float 46.8
MC Mixed 65.5
11% 71.6 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,685,361 CPUs tested.

Typical Core2 6400 Builds (Compare 1,094 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 23%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 745

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor E6400 (2M Cache, 2.13 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Code NameConroe
Launch DateQ3'06
Processor NumberE6400
# of Cores2
Cache2 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography65 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.5V
Recommended Price$128.00
Clock Speed2.13 GHz
Bus Speed1066 MHz FSB
Max TDP65 W
Scenario Design Power0 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
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets SupportedLGA775, PLGA775
Processing Die Size111 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors167 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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