Average Bench: 19.3% (943rd of 1206)

Based on 1,763 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010676, 2020202020000700 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T8300 @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 11%Average: 19.3% Great: 22%
Gaming 19%
Desktop 24%
Workstation 9%
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Terrible average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T8300 averaged 80.6% 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.


Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 39.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 74.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T8300 is just 11.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo T8300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


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

Average Bench

(Based on 1,763 samples)
Min Avg Max
21.2 1-Core 39.8 45.4
37.1 2-Core 74.5 86.4
27.2% 57.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
40.4 4-Core 75.4 86.4
41.8 8-Core 76.9 86.7
10.4% 76.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
41.7 64-Core 77.6 86.9
5.2% 77.6 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U10, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 42
2-Core 82
29% 62 Pts
4-Core 82.7
8-Core 78.3
11% 80.5 Pts
64-Core 80.9
5% 80.9 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 43.7
2-Core 64.4
27% 54.1 Pts
4-Core 82.3
8-Core 84.9
11% 83.6 Pts
64-Core 85.4
6% 85.4 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.3
2-Core 78.6
28% 59.9 Pts
4-Core 83.2
8-Core 83.2
11% 83.2 Pts
64-Core 81.4
6% 81.4 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 38
2-Core 73.1
26% 55.5 Pts
4-Core 80.1
8-Core 52.2
10% 66.2 Pts
64-Core 66.8
4% 66.8 Pts
U10, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 39.2
2-Core 70.7
26% 54.9 Pts
4-Core 70.2
8-Core 75.4
10% 72.8 Pts
64-Core 74.1
5% 74.1 Pts
Socket 478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 21.7
2-Core 36.5
14% 29.1 Pts
4-Core 43.3
8-Core 42.1
6% 42.7 Pts
64-Core 43.3
3% 43.3 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,129,548 CPUs tested.


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Desktop 26%
Workstation 13%
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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 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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