Average Bench: 15.5% (888th of 1184)

Based on 8,506 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF0001067A, AFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7400 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 9%Average: 15.5% Great: 19%
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

Terrible average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo E7400 averaged 84.4% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 46Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 86.1Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo E7400 is just 9.94%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo E7400 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 90.2Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 89.6Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,506 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.6 1-Core 46 57.9
45 2-Core 86.1 108
31.4% 66 Pts
Min Avg Max
48 4-Core 87.3 108
54.2 8-Core 89.6 110
12.1% 88.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
52.4 64-Core 90.2 109
6.1% 90.2 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63.1
2-Core 127
45% 95.1 Pts
4-Core 125
8-Core 125
17% 125 Pts
64-Core 117
8% 117 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 47.8
2-Core 98.6
34% 73.2 Pts
4-Core 99
8-Core 98
14% 98.5 Pts
64-Core 98.9
7% 98.9 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 49.8
2-Core 99
35% 74.4 Pts
4-Core 98.7
8-Core 96
13% 97.3 Pts
64-Core 97.4
6% 97.4 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 49.9
2-Core 98.4
35% 74.2 Pts
4-Core 96.8
8-Core 100
13% 98.5 Pts
64-Core 99.2
7% 99.2 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50.1
2-Core 95.2
34% 72.6 Pts
4-Core 95
8-Core 96.7
13% 95.8 Pts
64-Core 96.8
6% 96.8 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 49.7
2-Core 81.3
32% 65.5 Pts
4-Core 93.8
8-Core 97.4
13% 95.6 Pts
64-Core 94.7
6% 94.7 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 47.9
2-Core 82.2
31% 65.1 Pts
4-Core 74.7
8-Core 76.4
10% 75.6 Pts
64-Core 84.6
6% 84.6 Pts
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Typical Core2 Duo E7400 Builds (Compare 3,088 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 760

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $142

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor E7400 (3M Cache, 2.80 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Code NameWolfdale
Launch DateQ1'08
Processor NumberE7400
# of Cores2
Cache3 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended Price$110.00 - $125.00
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Bus Speed1066 MHz FSB
Max TDP65 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 Size82 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors228 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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