Average Bench: 14.9% (1049th of 1206)

Based on 3,403 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000006F6, , BFEBFBFF000006F2, BFEBFBFF000006FB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6400 @ 2.13GHz
Poor: 10%Average: 14.9% Great: 17%
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 18%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 7%
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Terrible average bench

The Intel Core2 6400 averaged 85.1% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 30.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 56.8Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 6400 is just 7.03%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 6400 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 60.4Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 59.5Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,403 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.4 1-Core 30.4 33.5
29 2-Core 56.8 66.6
20.8% 43.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
37.1 4-Core 58.5 66.8
39.3 8-Core 59.5 67
8.05% 59 Pts
Min Avg Max
40.8 64-Core 60.4 67.1
4.1% 60.4 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50.8
2-Core 100
36% 75.4 Pts
4-Core 100
8-Core 98.9
14% 99.6 Pts
64-Core 100
7% 100 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 32.6
2-Core 63.3
23% 47.9 Pts
4-Core 63.2
8-Core 62.8
9% 63 Pts
64-Core 65
4% 65 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 32.2
2-Core 64.5
23% 48.3 Pts
4-Core 63.3
8-Core 64.2
9% 63.8 Pts
64-Core 61.8
4% 61.8 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 31.4
2-Core 59.2
22% 45.3 Pts
4-Core 62.7
8-Core 61.7
9% 62.2 Pts
64-Core 60.6
4% 60.6 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 31
2-Core 63.8
22% 47.4 Pts
4-Core 61.3
8-Core 59.8
8% 60.5 Pts
64-Core 60.9
4% 60.9 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 32.3
2-Core 43.8
19% 38 Pts
4-Core 55.7
8-Core 64.6
8% 60.2 Pts
64-Core 58
4% 58 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
1-Core 29.5
2-Core 57.2
20% 43.3 Pts
4-Core 54.1
8-Core 56.8
8% 55.4 Pts
64-Core 62.4
4% 62.4 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
1-Core 27.2
2-Core 47.5
18% 37.3 Pts
4-Core 52
8-Core 51.6
7% 51.8 Pts
64-Core 59.2
4% 59.2 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,934,920 CPUs tested.

Typical Core2 6400 Builds (Compare 1,390 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 22%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 745

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 14% - Very poor Total price: $22

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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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