Average Bench: 32.1% (1266th of 1426)

Based on 4,697 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000006FD, , BFEBFBFF000006FB Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2160 @ 1.80GHz
Poor: 18%Average: 32.1% Great: 39%
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation 21%

Poor average bench

The Intel Pentium Dual E2160 averaged 67.9% 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 58.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 19.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium Dual E2160 is 21.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium Dual E2160 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 38.1Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 38.1Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 4,697 samples)
Min Avg Max
31.9 Memory 58.2 73.1
11.8 1-Core 19.6 23.2
17.5 2-Core 36.8 46.1
28% 38.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
19.3 4-Core 37.4 46
23.5 8-Core 38.1 46
5.05% 37.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
21.8 64-Core 38.1 46.1
2.4% 38.1 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.7
1-Core 22
2-Core 35.9
30% 39.9 Pts
4-Core 36.7
8-Core 36.5
5% 36.6 Pts
64-Core 36.1
2% 36.1 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.1
1-Core 16.9
2-Core 17.9
26% 31.6 Pts
4-Core 17.4
8-Core 25.8
3% 21.6 Pts
64-Core 20.8
1% 20.8 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 56.8
1-Core 21.3
2-Core 28.2
27% 35.4 Pts
4-Core 28.4
8-Core 29.4
4% 28.9 Pts
64-Core 38.3
2% 38.3 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 0.9 GHz, turbo 0.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 47.9
1-Core 21.5
2-Core 28.7
24% 32.7 Pts
4-Core 30.7
8-Core 29.7
4% 30.2 Pts
64-Core 28.5
2% 28.5 Pts
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop 32%
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Workstation 2%
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DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor E2160 (1M Cache, 1.80 GHz, 800 MHz FSB)
Code NameConroe
Launch DateQ3'06
Processor NumberE2160
# of Cores2
Cache1 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography65 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.5V
Recommended Price$60.00
Clock Speed1.8 GHz
Bus Speed800 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
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
Demand Based SwitchingNo


Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets SupportedLGA775
Processing Die Size77 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors105 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo


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4 years ago.

Feeling nostalgic about this piece of hardware still on my shelf. It ran in my pc for months at 3.2GHz. The best thing about it was that I could seamlessly transition to Q9400 without replacing the motherboard.

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