Average Bench: 50.2% (749th of 1316)

Based on 4,041 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9500 @ 2.83GHz

Average average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q9500 averaged 49.7% 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. Memory Latency 68.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 50Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9500 is just 16%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad Q9500 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 191Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 191Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,041 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.1 Memory 68.3 77.3
39.4 1-Core 50 58.8
73.6 2-Core 99.2 116
46.2% 72.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
119 4-Core 188 223
136 8-Core 191 223
25.8% 189 Pts
Min Avg Max
137 64-Core 191 220
12.8% 191 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.7
1-Core 55.1
2-Core 110
52% 81.6 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 218
30% 219 Pts
64-Core 219
15% 219 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz
Memory 73.4
1-Core 56.6
2-Core 114
51% 81.4 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 226
31% 225 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
J2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.3
1-Core 49.7
2-Core 101
47% 73.5 Pts
4-Core 205
8-Core 202
28% 204 Pts
64-Core 191
13% 191 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.8
1-Core 51.5
2-Core 104
48% 75 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 207
28% 207 Pts
64-Core 207
14% 207 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.4
1-Core 36.1
2-Core 72.5
42% 61 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 137
19% 141 Pts
64-Core 118
8% 118 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.9
1-Core 51.4
2-Core 102
44% 71.4 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 206
28% 206 Pts
64-Core 204
14% 204 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 74
1-Core 44.4
2-Core 94.6
46% 71 Pts
4-Core 91.6
8-Core 172
16% 132 Pts
64-Core 173
12% 173 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.1
1-Core 58.1
2-Core 122
48% 79.8 Pts
4-Core 132
8-Core 181
20% 157 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,924,470 CPUs tested.

Typical Core2 Quad Q9500 Builds (Compare 803 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: HP Compaq 8000 Elite CMT PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $31

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q9500 (6M Cache, 2.83 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
Code NameYorkfield
Processor NumberQ9500
# of Cores4
Cache6 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.83 GHz
Bus Speed1333 MHz FSB
Max TDP95 W

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets SupportedLGA775
Processing Die Size164 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors456 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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2 months ago.

Not fast but still great upgrade for tinkering with older C2D systems


Good

21 months ago.

Faster than my internet, snappy performance even 2019. Processor cost twenty dollars.


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