Average Bench: 39.8% (520th of 1158)

Based on 8,268 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9650 @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 30%Average: 39.8% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 averaged 60.1% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 280Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 73.4Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 is 20.9%. 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 168Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 211Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,268 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.2 SC Int 73.4 92.2
35.1 SC Float 43 53.5
45.3 SC Mixed 54.5 68.1
45.6% 56.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
193 QC Int 280 365
120 QC Float 165 212
143 QC Mixed 207 265
49.5% 217 Pts
Min Avg Max
201 MC Int 287 362
128 MC Float 168 212
155 MC Mixed 211 269
33.8% 222 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 3.6 GHz
SC Int 88.3
SC Float 51.9
SC Mixed 65.3
55% 68.5 Pts
QC Int 354
QC Float 205
QC Mixed 262
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 356
MC Float 207
MC Mixed 265
42% 276 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 86.4
SC Float 51.2
SC Mixed 64.6
54% 67.4 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 171
QC Mixed 219
53% 231 Pts
MC Int 342
MC Float 199
MC Mixed 253
40% 265 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.9
SC Float 45.8
SC Mixed 56.7
48% 59.8 Pts
QC Int 301
QC Float 175
QC Mixed 224
53% 233 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 162
MC Mixed 231
34% 222 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 73.8
SC Float 43.1
SC Mixed 55
46% 57.3 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 171
QC Mixed 220
52% 226 Pts
MC Int 289
MC Float 172
MC Mixed 219
34% 227 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.3
SC Float 38.3
SC Mixed 54.7
45% 55.8 Pts
QC Int 289
QC Float 169
QC Mixed 216
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 293
MC Float 171
MC Mixed 215
34% 226 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.1
SC Float 42.9
SC Mixed 54.2
46% 56.7 Pts
QC Int 289
QC Float 158
QC Mixed 213
50% 220 Pts
MC Int 288
MC Float 167
MC Mixed 212
34% 222 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 72.7
SC Float 43
SC Mixed 53.9
45% 56.5 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 167
QC Mixed 209
50% 220 Pts
MC Int 288
MC Float 168
MC Mixed 212
34% 223 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 73.8
SC Float 42.8
SC Mixed 54.2
46% 56.9 Pts
QC Int 280
QC Float 164
QC Mixed 205
49% 217 Pts
MC Int 285
MC Float 162
MC Mixed 208
33% 218 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74
SC Float 42.9
SC Mixed 54.8
46% 57.2 Pts
QC Int 295
QC Float 170
QC Mixed 197
50% 221 Pts
MC Int 291
MC Float 168
MC Mixed 216
34% 225 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 34%
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Workstation
Workstation 17%
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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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Good

3 months ago.

i think that the 4350 is more alpha


Excellent

16 days ago.

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


Excellent

1 month ago.

Best of Core 2 Solo.


Excellent

22 days ago.

he


Good

8 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

17 months ago.

Great value as an upgrade in an old PC.


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