Average Bench: 39.7% (537th of 1173)

Based on 9,108 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9650 @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 29%Average: 39.7% Great: 50%
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 averaged 60.2% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 279Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 73.4Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 is 21.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 167Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 210Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,108 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.1 SC Int 73.4 92.5
34.1 SC Float 43 53.9
43.6 SC Mixed 54.4 67.7
45.6% 56.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
189 QC Int 279 361
111 QC Float 164 212
140 QC Mixed 207 267
49.4% 217 Pts
Min Avg Max
203 MC Int 286 364
124 MC Float 167 213
154 MC Mixed 210 270
33.6% 221 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.9
SC Float 57.4
SC Mixed 71.9
60% 75.1 Pts
QC Int 385
QC Float 223
QC Mixed 276
67% 295 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 227
MC Mixed 269
45% 294 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96
SC Float 55.5
SC Mixed 70.5
59% 74 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 218
QC Mixed 274
65% 285 Pts
MC Int 375
MC Float 216
MC Mixed 270
44% 287 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 87.8
SC Float 51.7
SC Mixed 65.4
55% 68.3 Pts
QC Int 347
QC Float 208
QC Mixed 268
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 353
MC Float 208
MC Mixed 260
42% 273 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.3
SC Float 43
SC Mixed 54.7
46% 57.3 Pts
QC Int 297
QC Float 168
QC Mixed 215
52% 227 Pts
MC Int 291
MC Float 169
MC Mixed 214
34% 225 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.6
SC Float 40.9
SC Mixed 52.7
45% 55.7 Pts
QC Int 291
QC Float 171
QC Mixed 214
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 288
MC Float 170
MC Mixed 215
34% 224 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72.6
SC Float 43.3
SC Mixed 54.6
46% 56.8 Pts
QC Int 289
QC Float 169
QC Mixed 211
51% 223 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 172
MC Mixed 214
34% 226 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 73.4
SC Float 42.5
SC Mixed 51.3
45% 55.7 Pts
QC Int 279
QC Float 165
QC Mixed 195
49% 213 Pts
MC Int 278
MC Float 167
MC Mixed 208
33% 218 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 72.6
SC Float 42.9
SC Mixed 53.3
45% 56.3 Pts
QC Int 201
QC Float 157
QC Mixed 152
39% 170 Pts
MC Int 266
MC Float 161
MC Mixed 201
32% 210 Pts
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Typical Core2 Quad Q9650 Builds (Compare 5,740 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 34%
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Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 780

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $145

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q9650 (12M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
Code NameYorkfield
Launch DateQ3'08
Processor NumberQ9650
# of Cores4
Cache12 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended Price$339.00
Clock Speed3 GHz
Bus Speed1333 MHz FSB
Max TDP95 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 Size214 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors820 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

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Excellent

2 months ago.

CPU encore bon pour pas mal de chose une fois oc avec un bon gpu


Good

10 months ago.

still great with a decent gpu and overclocking to 3,9 ghz paired with good ram you can play all games up to bf1 (at medium settings)


Good

19 months ago.

Great value as an upgrade in an old PC.


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