Average Bench: 31.7% (662nd of 1159)

Based on 9,824 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF0001067A, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 23%Average: 31.7% Great: 35%
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 averaged 68.3% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 221Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 59.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 is just 11.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 133Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 168Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,824 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.7 SC Int 59.4 62.7
28.7 SC Float 34.9 36.9
36.1 SC Mixed 43.9 46.6
36.9% 46.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
144 QC Int 221 247
87 QC Float 130 144
107 QC Mixed 164 183
39% 171 Pts
Min Avg Max
173 MC Int 228 250
103 MC Float 133 146
126 MC Mixed 168 183
26.8% 176 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 51.8
SC Float 35.9
SC Mixed 43.4
35% 43.7 Pts
QC Int 240
QC Float 141
QC Mixed 179
42% 187 Pts
MC Int 231
MC Float 138
MC Mixed 176
28% 182 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 61
SC Float 35.5
SC Mixed 45
38% 47.2 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 136
QC Mixed 176
41% 182 Pts
MC Int 240
MC Float 138
MC Mixed 167
28% 182 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 61.1
SC Float 36.1
SC Mixed 41.9
37% 46.4 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 143
QC Mixed 176
43% 188 Pts
MC Int 245
MC Float 143
MC Mixed 182
29% 190 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 60.4
SC Float 35.2
SC Mixed 43
37% 46.2 Pts
QC Int 236
QC Float 140
QC Mixed 174
42% 184 Pts
MC Int 239
MC Float 140
MC Mixed 181
28% 186 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 59.9
SC Float 35.3
SC Mixed 44.6
37% 46.6 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 137
QC Mixed 163
40% 177 Pts
MC Int 237
MC Float 137
MC Mixed 174
28% 182 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 51.7
SC Float 27.3
SC Mixed 34.2
30% 37.7 Pts
QC Int 242
QC Float 142
QC Mixed 180
43% 188 Pts
MC Int 244
MC Float 144
MC Mixed 181
29% 190 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 56.6
SC Float 35.7
SC Mixed 43.8
36% 45.4 Pts
QC Int 198
QC Float 110
QC Mixed 119
32% 142 Pts
MC Int 229
MC Float 130
MC Mixed 166
27% 175 Pts
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Typical Core2 Quad Q8300 Builds (Compare 218 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

System: Medionpc MS-7366

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $95

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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

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Ripped it out of my 10-year old Dell XPS 630i and it still works, don’t know for how much longer but it still does it’s job


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