Average Bench: 38.1% (1102nd of 1426)

Based on 3,287 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00010676 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T9300 @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 23%Average: 38.1% Great: 42%
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 25%

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T9300 averaged 61.9% 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 65.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 33.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T9300 is just 18.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo T9300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 65.1Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 64.8Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 3,287 samples)
Min Avg Max
38.5 Memory 65.6 73.1
11.8 1-Core 33.7 40.8
22.7 2-Core 63 79.1
36.7% 54.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
24.4 4-Core 64 78.5
25.1 8-Core 64.8 79
8.6% 64.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
23.7 64-Core 65.1 78.7
4% 65.1 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.3
1-Core 36.5
2-Core 45.7
37% 50.8 Pts
4-Core 58.8
8-Core 60.3
8% 59.5 Pts
64-Core 57.4
4% 57.4 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.5
1-Core 37.3
2-Core 50.2
37% 51.7 Pts
4-Core 53.9
8-Core 54.6
7% 54.2 Pts
64-Core 57.8
4% 57.8 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.7
1-Core 34
2-Core 47.3
35% 49 Pts
4-Core 50.2
8-Core 52.6
7% 51.4 Pts
64-Core 51.2
3% 51.2 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.3
1-Core 36.9
2-Core 49
34% 48.4 Pts
4-Core 53.1
8-Core 54.8
7% 53.9 Pts
64-Core 52.3
3% 52.3 Pts
U10, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Memory 32.2
1-Core 9.2
2-Core 11.7
14% 17.7 Pts
4-Core 8
8-Core 26.7
2% 17.4 Pts
64-Core 28
2% 28 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 6.95
1-Core 13.2
2-Core 14.8
7% 11.7 Pts
4-Core 28.9
8-Core 32.8
4% 30.8 Pts
64-Core 13.8
1% 13.8 Pts
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Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%

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DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor T9300 (6M Cache, 2.50 GHz, 800 MHz FSB)
Code NamePenryn
Launch DateQ1'08
Processor NumberT9300
# of Cores2
Cache6 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range1.000V-1.250V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.5 GHz
Bus Speed800 MHz FSB
Max TDP35 W
FSB ParityNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Demand Based SwitchingNo


Package Size35mm x 35mm
Sockets SupportedBGA479, PGA478
Processing Die Size107 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors410 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo


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