Average Bench: 19.3% (782nd of 1182)

Based on 3,357 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8600 @ 3.33GHz
Poor: 12%Average: 19.3% Great: 21%
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

Terrible average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo E8600 averaged 80.7% 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 56.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 107Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo E8600 is just 9.07%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo E8600 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 111Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 110Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,357 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.1 1-Core 56.3 61.8
62.8 2-Core 107 122
38.8% 81.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
67.8 4-Core 109 122
72 8-Core 110 122
14.9% 110 Pts
Min Avg Max
71.7 64-Core 111 123
7.4% 111 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 60.6
2-Core 121
43% 90.6 Pts
4-Core 120
8-Core 119
16% 120 Pts
64-Core 119
8% 119 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
1-Core 60.2
2-Core 120
42% 90.3 Pts
4-Core 120
8-Core 119
16% 120 Pts
64-Core 122
8% 122 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
1-Core 55.9
2-Core 117
40% 86.7 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 118
16% 118 Pts
64-Core 118
8% 118 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 60.3
2-Core 120
42% 90.2 Pts
4-Core 116
8-Core 117
16% 116 Pts
64-Core 118
8% 118 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 58.9
2-Core 117
41% 88 Pts
4-Core 116
8-Core 117
16% 116 Pts
64-Core 117
8% 117 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
1-Core 59.1
2-Core 115
41% 87 Pts
4-Core 113
8-Core 117
16% 115 Pts
64-Core 111
8% 111 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
1-Core 58
2-Core 109
40% 83.6 Pts
4-Core 102
8-Core 100
14% 101 Pts
64-Core 109
7% 109 Pts
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Typical Core2 Duo E8600 Builds (Compare 5,949 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 780

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $230

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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

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

3 months ago.

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


Terrible

2 months ago.

Super slow


Average

1 month 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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