Average Bench: 25.3% (735th of 1129)

Based on 8,806 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF0001067A, BFEBFBFF00010676, , BFEFFBFF0001067A, AFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8500 @ 3.16GHz

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo E8500 averaged 74.6% 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 71.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 53.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo E8500 is just 10.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo E8500 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 82.9Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 105Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,806 samples)
Min Avg Max
48 SC Int 71.6 78.4
28.5 SC Float 42.2 45.9
35.7 SC Mixed 53.2 58.2
44.6% 55.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
87.1 QC Int 138 156
52.2 QC Float 80.9 91.1
66.8 QC Mixed 102 116
24.4% 107 Pts
Min Avg Max
95.3 MC Int 143 158
55.7 MC Float 82.9 91.2
70.4 MC Mixed 105 116
16.7% 110 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.15 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.5
SC Float 30.7
SC Mixed 55.1
42% 52.4 Pts
QC Int 152
QC Float 81.8
QC Mixed 112
26% 115 Pts
MC Int 143
MC Float 82.9
MC Mixed 114
17% 113 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.15 GHz
SC Int 70
SC Float 42.8
SC Mixed 54.2
45% 55.7 Pts
QC Int 120
QC Float 62.1
QC Mixed 102
22% 94.8 Pts
MC Int 130
MC Float 87.3
MC Mixed 112
17% 110 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.15 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.6
SC Float 41.8
SC Mixed 54
45% 55.8 Pts
QC Int 146
QC Float 79.7
QC Mixed 103
25% 110 Pts
MC Int 148
MC Float 82.5
MC Mixed 103
17% 111 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.15 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.9
SC Float 44
SC Mixed 56.2
45% 56.4 Pts
QC Int 127
QC Float 85.2
QC Mixed 93.1
23% 102 Pts
MC Int 141
MC Float 79
MC Mixed 104
16% 108 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.15 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 61.2
SC Float 36.6
SC Mixed 46.2
38% 48 Pts
QC Int 106
QC Float 65.6
QC Mixed 85.4
20% 85.7 Pts
MC Int 119
MC Float 63.8
MC Mixed 89.7
14% 90.9 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.15 GHz
SC Int 23.9
SC Float 19.9
SC Mixed 13.5
15% 19.1 Pts
QC Int 102
QC Float 57.8
QC Mixed 93.6
19% 84.5 Pts
MC Int 145
MC Float 84.1
MC Mixed 110
17% 113 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.15 GHz
SC Int 68.4
SC Float 37.3
SC Mixed 0.1
28% 35.3 Pts
QC Int 107
QC Float 66.8
QC Mixed 86.1
20% 86.6 Pts
MC Int 115
MC Float 81.8
MC Mixed 103
15% 99.8 Pts
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Typical Core2 Duo E8500 Builds (Compare 3,463 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 30%
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Workstation
Workstation 14%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 780

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $113

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8500 (6M Cache, 3.16 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
Code NameWolfdale
Launch DateQ1'08
Processor NumberE8500
# of Cores2
Cache6 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended Price$200.00
Clock Speed3.16 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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24 days ago.

Never failed or disappointed me.


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