Average Bench: 38.4% (1016th of 1316)

Based on 2,298 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010676, 2020202020000700 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T8300 @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 27%Average: 38.4% Great: 43%
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 26%

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T8300 averaged 61.5% 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. Memory Latency 64.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 39.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T8300 is just 15.8%. 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 76.3Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 76.3Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 2,298 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.1 Memory 64.4 71.8
19.7 1-Core 39.2 45.4
35.1 2-Core 74.3 86.6
39.4% 59.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
37.1 4-Core 75.2 86.4
38.1 8-Core 76.3 86.7
10.4% 75.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
37.7 64-Core 76.3 86.7
5.1% 76.3 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.4
1-Core 39.9
2-Core 86.9
43% 65.7 Pts
4-Core 86.6
8-Core 86.1
12% 86.3 Pts
64-Core 86.9
6% 86.9 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Memory 68.4
1-Core 32.5
2-Core 41.8
35% 47.6 Pts
4-Core 69.2
8-Core 65.3
9% 67.2 Pts
64-Core 70.4
5% 70.4 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 57.4
1-Core 36.8
2-Core 48.1
34% 47.4 Pts
4-Core 27.3
8-Core 24.4
4% 25.8 Pts
64-Core 38.7
3% 38.7 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Memory 36.9
1-Core 6.7
2-Core 16.8
16% 20.1 Pts
4-Core 17.1
8-Core 19.4
2% 18.2 Pts
64-Core 19.6
1% 19.6 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,439,665 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation 2%
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System: Dell Inspiron 1720

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 24% - Poor Total price: $96

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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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