Average Bench: 47.3% (858th of 1355)

Based on 19,822 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF0001067A, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 36%Average: 47.3% Great: 55%
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 averaged 52.7% 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 64.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 47.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 is just 18.5%. 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 179Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 178Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,822 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.4 Memory 64.4 75.9
38.6 1-Core 47.3 50
71.4 2-Core 93.1 99.3
43.5% 68.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
108 4-Core 176 198
120 8-Core 178 198
24.1% 177 Pts
Min Avg Max
125 64-Core 179 200
12% 179 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 75.9
1-Core 49.8
2-Core 99.1
49% 74.9 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 199
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 199
13% 199 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 71
1-Core 58.6
2-Core 115
51% 81.5 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 226
31% 225 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 73.4
1-Core 49.6
2-Core 98.4
48% 73.8 Pts
4-Core 195
8-Core 195
27% 195 Pts
64-Core 193
13% 193 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 75
1-Core 48.9
2-Core 97.9
48% 73.9 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 182
24% 179 Pts
64-Core 169
11% 169 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 69
1-Core 48.9
2-Core 84.2
44% 67.4 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 149
20% 150 Pts
64-Core 150
10% 150 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.8
1-Core 47.4
2-Core 95.1
42% 67.4 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 189
26% 189 Pts
64-Core 189
13% 189 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 50.5
1-Core 46.9
2-Core 97.1
39% 64.8 Pts
4-Core 172
8-Core 184
24% 178 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 56.7
1-Core 46
2-Core 91.9
40% 64.9 Pts
4-Core 68.8
8-Core 142
13% 105 Pts
64-Core 91.1
6% 91.1 Pts
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Typical Core2 Quad Q8300 Builds (Compare 3,321 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus P5G41T-M LX - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $429

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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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2 months ago.

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


Excellent

15 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

2 months ago.

kinda holds stable till this day u can play any game with a decent gpu lol ... love it : P


Excellent

19 months ago.

Best cpu info on planet Earth


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