Average Bench: 27.9% (759th of 1203)

Based on 3,687 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8600 @ 3.33GHz
Poor: 19%Average: 27.9% Great: 30%
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo E8600 averaged 72.1% 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 56.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 108Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo E8600 is just 10.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo E8600 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 112Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 112Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,687 samples)
Min Avg Max
40.5 1-Core 56.9 61.9
66 2-Core 108 122
39.1% 82.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
70.2 4-Core 110 122
81.7 8-Core 112 122
15.1% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
77.6 64-Core 112 123
7.5% 112 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.8
2-Core 126
45% 95.5 Pts
4-Core 120
8-Core 129
17% 124 Pts
64-Core 129
9% 129 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
1-Core 60.1
2-Core 116
42% 88.1 Pts
4-Core 120
8-Core 120
16% 120 Pts
64-Core 120
8% 120 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
1-Core 60
2-Core 119
42% 89.3 Pts
4-Core 117
8-Core 118
16% 118 Pts
64-Core 118
8% 118 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
1-Core 58.2
2-Core 121
42% 89.4 Pts
4-Core 120
8-Core 120
16% 120 Pts
64-Core 120
8% 120 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 56
2-Core 102
38% 79.2 Pts
4-Core 104
8-Core 108
14% 106 Pts
64-Core 113
8% 113 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 51.3
2-Core 85.4
33% 68.3 Pts
4-Core 74.6
8-Core 84.6
11% 79.6 Pts
64-Core 84.6
6% 84.6 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 40.7
2-Core 80.2
28% 60.4 Pts
4-Core 83.8
8-Core 85.7
12% 84.8 Pts
64-Core 93.3
6% 93.3 Pts
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 Prices

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Typical Core2 Duo E8600 Builds (Compare 6,789 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 780

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 30% - Poor Total price: $212

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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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Excellent

7 months ago.

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


Terrible

5 months ago.

Super slow


Average

5 months ago.

If you have one of these, it's probably in your old Mac. It's a still competent processor in 2019 for web and office tasks--if you're running with an SSD and at least 8gb of ram, but you'll feel the occasional pang to upgrade.


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