Average Bench: 39.6% (960th of 1276)

Based on 6,388 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010676, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7300 @ 2.66GHz
Poor: 28%Average: 39.6% Great: 45%
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop 46%
Workstation 27%

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo E7300 averaged 60.4% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 65.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 43.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo E7300 is just 17.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo E7300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 85Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 85.1Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 6,388 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.1 Memory 65.1 75.6
24.3 1-Core 43.6 48.5
42.3 2-Core 82.2 96.4
41.6% 63.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
46.7 4-Core 83.8 96.7
47.7 8-Core 85.1 96.7
11.5% 84.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
46.3 64-Core 85 96.8
5.7% 85 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
J3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 76.8
1-Core 47.9
2-Core 94.2
48% 73 Pts
4-Core 95
8-Core 95
13% 95 Pts
64-Core 95.4
6% 95.4 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 65.8
1-Core 47.9
2-Core 91.1
44% 68.3 Pts
4-Core 93.4
8-Core 94.1
13% 93.8 Pts
64-Core 94.5
6% 94.5 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.7
1-Core 48
2-Core 96
44% 69.6 Pts
4-Core 94.1
8-Core 93
13% 93.6 Pts
64-Core 94.9
6% 94.9 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 36.2
1-Core 47
2-Core 89.8
34% 57.7 Pts
4-Core 82.8
8-Core 90.9
12% 86.9 Pts
64-Core 87
6% 87 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 29.6
1-Core 44.7
2-Core 35.4
25% 36.6 Pts
4-Core 42.7
8-Core 54.8
6% 48.8 Pts
64-Core 58.7
4% 58.7 Pts
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Gaming 4%
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Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation 4%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 760

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $56

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DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor E7300 (3M Cache, 2.66 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Code NameWolfdale
Launch DateQ3'08
Processor NumberE7300
# of Cores2
Cache3 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed2.66 GHz
Bus Speed1066 MHz FSB
Max TDP65 W
FSB ParityNo

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)No
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Demand Based SwitchingNo


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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