Average Bench: 27% (741st of 1159)

Based on 3,060 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8600 @ 3.33GHz

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo E8600 averaged 73.0% 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 76.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 56.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo E8600 is just 12%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo E8600 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 87.9Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 111Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,060 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.7 SC Int 76.2 86
28.6 SC Float 44.6 49.4
36.1 SC Mixed 56.4 64
47.3% 59.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
96 QC Int 148 167
55.6 QC Float 86.4 98.2
70.1 QC Mixed 109 123
26.1% 115 Pts
Min Avg Max
96.9 MC Int 151 169
56.1 MC Float 87.9 98.7
71.3 MC Mixed 111 123
17.7% 117 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.9
SC Float 47.9
SC Mixed 59.7
51% 63.2 Pts
QC Int 159
QC Float 90.4
QC Mixed 119
28% 123 Pts
MC Int 158
MC Float 93.9
MC Mixed 119
19% 123 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
SC Int 80.9
SC Float 47.9
SC Mixed 60.4
50% 63.1 Pts
QC Int 164
QC Float 90.9
QC Mixed 117
28% 124 Pts
MC Int 162
MC Float 94
MC Mixed 118
19% 125 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.3
SC Float 48
SC Mixed 59.7
51% 63.3 Pts
QC Int 162
QC Float 95.7
QC Mixed 117
28% 125 Pts
MC Int 165
MC Float 92.3
MC Mixed 119
19% 126 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.9
SC Float 45.2
SC Mixed 60.1
48% 60.4 Pts
QC Int 163
QC Float 93.3
QC Mixed 117
28% 124 Pts
MC Int 162
MC Float 93.6
MC Mixed 115
19% 124 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
SC Int 80.1
SC Float 47.7
SC Mixed 60.1
50% 62.6 Pts
QC Int 159
QC Float 91.6
QC Mixed 117
28% 122 Pts
MC Int 159
MC Float 93
MC Mixed 117
19% 123 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.2
SC Float 48
SC Mixed 56.9
50% 62.4 Pts
QC Int 163
QC Float 95
QC Mixed 119
29% 126 Pts
MC Int 165
MC Float 95.3
MC Mixed 120
19% 127 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
SC Int 81.4
SC Float 47.2
SC Mixed 60.2
50% 62.9 Pts
QC Int 128
QC Float 81.1
QC Mixed 109
24% 106 Pts
MC Int 159
MC Float 94.8
MC Mixed 123
19% 126 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 48.5
SC Float 34.6
SC Mixed 52.6
36% 45.2 Pts
QC Int 92.1
QC Float 54
QC Mixed 80.2
17% 75.4 Pts
MC Int 88.9
MC Float 69.6
MC Mixed 82.2
12% 80.2 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.9
SC Float 42.6
SC Mixed 53.5
44% 55.3 Pts
QC Int 102
QC Float 58.3
QC Mixed 68.6
17% 76.4 Pts
MC Int 122
MC Float 76.8
MC Mixed 89.5
15% 96 Pts
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Desktop 32%
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Workstation 15%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 780

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $225

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8600 (6M Cache, 3.33 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
Code NameWolfdale
Launch DateQ3'08
Processor NumberE8600
# of Cores2
Cache6 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended Price$285.00
Clock Speed3.33 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

 Comments

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Poor

12 days ago.

love it!


Excellent

10 days ago.

Goid


Excellent

29 days ago.

maquina


Excellent

1 month ago.

i have one personally,and i enjoy playing games that are not too much cpu bound like csgo and etc.


Terrible

10 days ago.

Super slow


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