Average Bench: 39.6% (955th of 1255)

Based on 2,678 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00010676 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T9300 @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 25%Average: 39.6% Great: 44%
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T9300 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.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 66.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 41Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T9300 is just 18.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo T9300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 79.8Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 79.7Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,678 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.7 Memory 66.1 73
20.2 1-Core 41 47.3
34.7 2-Core 77.5 90.1
40.8% 61.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
39.8 4-Core 78.4 90
41 8-Core 79.7 90.2
10.8% 79 Pts
Min Avg Max
38.6 64-Core 79.8 90.4
5.4% 79.8 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.1
1-Core 45.5
2-Core 88.1
45% 68.9 Pts
4-Core 89.9
8-Core 89.9
12% 89.9 Pts
64-Core 90.4
6% 90.4 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.9
1-Core 47.3
2-Core 88.8
46% 69.3 Pts
4-Core 90.1
8-Core 89.4
12% 89.8 Pts
64-Core 87.6
6% 87.6 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.1
1-Core 44.7
2-Core 88.8
45% 68.9 Pts
4-Core 80
8-Core 87.6
11% 83.8 Pts
64-Core 83.8
6% 83.8 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.7
1-Core 46.1
2-Core 84.7
44% 67.2 Pts
4-Core 89.5
8-Core 85.4
12% 87.4 Pts
64-Core 87.1
6% 87.1 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 69.9
1-Core 47.4
2-Core 90.4
45% 69.2 Pts
4-Core 90.2
8-Core 90.6
12% 90.4 Pts
64-Core 91.2
6% 91.2 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 70
1-Core 40.4
2-Core 81.2
42% 63.9 Pts
4-Core 78.7
8-Core 78.1
11% 78.4 Pts
64-Core 81
5% 81 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 71
1-Core 39.9
2-Core 81.5
43% 64.1 Pts
4-Core 60.5
8-Core 74.5
9% 67.5 Pts
64-Core 71.2
5% 71.2 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.5
1-Core 38.5
2-Core 74.3
39% 59.1 Pts
4-Core 79.7
8-Core 70.6
10% 75.1 Pts
64-Core 84.4
6% 84.4 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 17%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $112

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 Specifications

Essentials

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

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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