Average Bench: 42.8% (912th of 1316)

Based on 1,330 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010676, BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8300 @ 2.83GHz

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo E8300 averaged 57.1% 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. Memory Latency 70.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 47.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo E8300 is just 15.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo E8300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 93.5Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 93.2Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,330 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.4 Memory 70.3 78.7
32.6 1-Core 47.4 51.5
55.3 2-Core 90.9 102
45.3% 69.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
62.2 4-Core 92 102
66.7 8-Core 93.2 103
12.6% 92.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
66.2 64-Core 93.5 103
6.3% 93.5 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz
Memory 75
1-Core 50.6
2-Core 100
49% 75.2 Pts
4-Core 100
8-Core 98.4
14% 99.2 Pts
64-Core 100
7% 100 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz
Memory 71.2
1-Core 49.8
2-Core 91.3
46% 70.8 Pts
4-Core 97.5
8-Core 102
14% 99.7 Pts
64-Core 99.8
7% 99.8 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz
Memory 73.6
1-Core 50.8
2-Core 97.3
48% 73.9 Pts
4-Core 79.8
8-Core 99.7
12% 89.8 Pts
64-Core 97.8
7% 97.8 Pts
SOCKET775 M/B, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.7
1-Core 51.5
2-Core 99.9
48% 74.4 Pts
4-Core 94.9
8-Core 83.6
12% 89.2 Pts
64-Core 97.6
7% 97.6 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 69
1-Core 46.4
2-Core 90.7
45% 68.7 Pts
4-Core 95
8-Core 88.4
13% 91.7 Pts
64-Core 77.7
5% 77.7 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.4
1-Core 36.8
2-Core 95.6
43% 66.9 Pts
4-Core 95.7
8-Core 98.4
13% 97.1 Pts
64-Core 96.6
6% 96.6 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.2
1-Core 50.7
2-Core 101
46% 73 Pts
4-Core 96.5
8-Core 100
13% 98.4 Pts
64-Core 99
7% 99 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.1
1-Core 50.2
2-Core 95.6
45% 71 Pts
4-Core 97.8
8-Core 81.3
13% 89.6 Pts
64-Core 89.1
6% 89.1 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.1
1-Core 38
2-Core 73.1
36% 55.4 Pts
4-Core 76.9
8-Core 78.7
11% 77.8 Pts
64-Core 75.1
5% 75.1 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,344,918 CPUs tested.

Typical Core2 Duo E8300 Builds (Compare 2,257 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Samsung Samsung DeskTop System

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 12% - Very poor Total price: $38

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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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