Average Bench: 13.4% (945th of 1184)

Based on 1,633 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010676, 2020202020000700 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T8300 @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 7%Average: 13.4% Great: 15%
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

Terrible average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T8300 averaged 86.6% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 39.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 74.3Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T8300 is just 7.83%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo T8300 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 77.6Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 76.9Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,633 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.2 1-Core 39.5 45.2
35.4 2-Core 74.3 86.4
27% 56.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
39.2 4-Core 75.3 86.5
42 8-Core 76.9 86.7
10.4% 76.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
40.5 64-Core 77.6 86.8
5.2% 77.6 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 42
2-Core 86.1
30% 64.1 Pts
4-Core 86
8-Core 86
12% 86 Pts
64-Core 86.4
6% 86.4 Pts
Socket 479, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 43
2-Core 86.4
30% 64.7 Pts
4-Core 82.8
8-Core 83.2
11% 83 Pts
64-Core 82.4
6% 82.4 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 40.2
2-Core 78.3
28% 59.2 Pts
4-Core 79.9
8-Core 79.4
11% 79.7 Pts
64-Core 65.6
4% 65.6 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.9
2-Core 84.2
30% 63 Pts
4-Core 75.4
8-Core 80.3
10% 77.9 Pts
64-Core 80.1
5% 80.1 Pts
U10, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 40
2-Core 66.1
26% 53 Pts
4-Core 74.3
8-Core 81.2
10% 77.8 Pts
64-Core 78.5
5% 78.5 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 28.6
2-Core 70.7
22% 49.6 Pts
4-Core 62.7
8-Core 71.1
9% 66.9 Pts
64-Core 65.2
4% 65.2 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 37.1
2-Core 79.5
27% 58.3 Pts
4-Core 49.1
8-Core 74.8
8% 62 Pts
64-Core 80.8
5% 80.8 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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 Prices

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Typical Core2 Duo T8300 Builds (Compare 477 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 28%
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Workstation
Workstation 13%
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System: Dell Latitude D630

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 22% - Poor Total price: $84

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor T8300 (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz, 800 MHz FSB)
Code NamePenryn
Launch DateQ1'08
Processor NumberT8300
# of Cores2
Cache3 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range1.000V-1.250V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.4 GHz
Bus Speed800 MHz FSB
Max TDP35 W
FSB ParityNo

Advanced Technologies

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

Package

Package Size35mm x 35mm
Sockets SupportedBGA479, PGA478
Processing Die Size107 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors410 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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