Average Bench: 46.4% (837th of 1316)

Based on 17,616 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF0001067A, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 46.4% Great: 53%
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 averaged 53.6% 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. Memory Latency 65Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 43.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 is just 18.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 166Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 165Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,616 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.9 Memory 65 75.9
33.5 1-Core 43.3 46
63.3 2-Core 85.7 91.5
41.9% 64.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
104 4-Core 162 182
110 8-Core 165 183
22.2% 163 Pts
Min Avg Max
109 64-Core 166 184
11.1% 166 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 74.9
1-Core 45.4
2-Core 88.5
46% 69.6 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 179
25% 180 Pts
64-Core 182
12% 182 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.5
1-Core 45.5
2-Core 90.8
46% 70.3 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 180
24% 178 Pts
64-Core 174
12% 174 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.9
1-Core 45.4
2-Core 89.4
45% 68.6 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 178
24% 178 Pts
64-Core 180
12% 180 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.6
1-Core 53.9
2-Core 108
48% 76.1 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 183
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 176
12% 176 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 69.6
1-Core 36.1
2-Core 78.6
41% 61.4 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 106
18% 126 Pts
64-Core 123
8% 123 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.3
1-Core 40
2-Core 79.9
39% 60.4 Pts
4-Core 158
8-Core 157
22% 158 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 61.2
1-Core 44.1
2-Core 87.4
41% 64.2 Pts
4-Core 137
8-Core 141
19% 139 Pts
64-Core 148
10% 148 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 50.4
1-Core 36.1
2-Core 89.4
36% 58.6 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 145
20% 148 Pts
64-Core 122
8% 122 Pts
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Typical Core2 Quad Q8300 Builds (Compare 2,761 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus P5G41T-M LX - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $339

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q8300 (4M Cache, 2.50 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
Code NameYorkfield
Launch DateQ4'08
Processor NumberQ8300
# of Cores4
Cache4 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended Price$179.00
Clock Speed2.5 GHz
Bus Speed1333 MHz FSB
Max TDP95 W
FSB ParityNo

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)See Ordering Info
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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5 months ago.

it holds good for its age not bad legendary cpu :D


Excellent

6 months ago.

I have two PCs. A Zoostorm with an i3 550 and a Dell inspiron 560 with a Q8300. both perform fairly well even in more modern titles. while it may not be the case for much longer, it's certainly worth getting if you wish to play older games.


Excellent

10 months ago.

Best cpu info on planet Earth


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