Average Bench: 23.2% (851st of 1206)

Based on 944 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010676, BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8300 @ 2.83GHz
Poor: 16%Average: 23.2% Great: 26%
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo E8300 averaged 76.8% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 47.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 90.5Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo E8300 is just 9.47%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo E8300 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 94Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 92.9Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 944 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.5 1-Core 47.2 51.4
55.6 2-Core 90.5 102
32.6% 68.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
58.5 4-Core 91.2 103
65.3 8-Core 92.9 103
12.6% 92.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
68.1 64-Core 94 103
6.3% 94 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz
1-Core 51.2
2-Core 101
36% 75.9 Pts
4-Core 102
8-Core 103
14% 103 Pts
64-Core 103
7% 103 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50.9
2-Core 100
36% 75.6 Pts
4-Core 100
8-Core 101
14% 101 Pts
64-Core 99
7% 99 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz
1-Core 51.1
2-Core 99.1
36% 75.1 Pts
4-Core 99.8
8-Core 102
14% 101 Pts
64-Core 98.4
7% 98.4 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz
1-Core 51.2
2-Core 96.3
35% 73.8 Pts
4-Core 100
8-Core 92.6
13% 96.3 Pts
64-Core 99.9
7% 99.9 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50.6
2-Core 97.5
35% 74.1 Pts
4-Core 94.5
8-Core 96.1
13% 95.3 Pts
64-Core 99.1
7% 99.1 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 47.3
2-Core 102
35% 74.6 Pts
4-Core 94.9
8-Core 90
13% 92.4 Pts
64-Core 94.8
6% 94.8 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 44.3
2-Core 99.8
33% 72.1 Pts
4-Core 99
8-Core 101
14% 100 Pts
64-Core 97.3
6% 97.3 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz
1-Core 48.4
2-Core 75.1
30% 61.8 Pts
4-Core 84.9
8-Core 89.7
12% 87.3 Pts
64-Core 97.2
6% 97.2 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,711,973 CPUs tested.

Typical Core2 Duo E8300 Builds (Compare 2,977 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 755

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

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8300 (6M Cache, 2.83 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
Code NameWolfdale
Launch DateQ2'08
Processor NumberE8300
# of Cores2
Cache6 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.83 GHz
Bus Speed1333 MHz FSB
Max TDP65 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
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets SupportedLGA775
Processing Die Size107 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors410 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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