Average Bench: 37.1% (1054th of 1316)

Based on 4,519 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000006F6, , BFEBFBFF000006F2, BFEBFBFF000006FB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6400 @ 2.13GHz
Poor: 27%Average: 37.1% Great: 43%
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 6400 averaged 62.8% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 64.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 30.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 6400 is just 15.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 6400 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 59.5Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 59.1Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,519 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.6 Memory 64.8 74.6
18 1-Core 30.4 33.6
25.5 2-Core 57.2 66.7
35.5% 50.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
30.5 4-Core 58 66.8
36.1 8-Core 59.1 67
7.95% 58.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
34.1 64-Core 59.5 67.2
4% 59.5 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.5
1-Core 31.9
2-Core 64
39% 56.1 Pts
4-Core 65.9
8-Core 63.4
9% 64.7 Pts
64-Core 65.2
4% 65.2 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
Memory 72.3
1-Core 32.2
2-Core 51.6
38% 52 Pts
4-Core 60.4
8-Core 61.9
8% 61.2 Pts
64-Core 63.8
4% 63.8 Pts
PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.6
1-Core 32.8
2-Core 63.3
38% 54.6 Pts
4-Core 66.6
8-Core 65.6
9% 66.1 Pts
64-Core 63.4
4% 63.4 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.8
1-Core 32.9
2-Core 65.6
37% 54.8 Pts
4-Core 64.8
8-Core 66.7
9% 65.8 Pts
64-Core 64.5
4% 64.5 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.8
1-Core 33.1
2-Core 58.5
35% 51.1 Pts
4-Core 61.3
8-Core 56.6
8% 58.9 Pts
64-Core 60.1
4% 60.1 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 57.1
1-Core 33.3
2-Core 65.1
34% 51.8 Pts
4-Core 66.5
8-Core 66.8
9% 66.7 Pts
64-Core 66.8
4% 66.8 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.9
1-Core 25.9
2-Core 54.7
31% 45.5 Pts
4-Core 58.2
8-Core 59.2
8% 58.7 Pts
64-Core 46
3% 46 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,607,925 CPUs tested.

Typical Core2 6400 Builds (Compare 713 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 745

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $29

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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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