Average Bench: 20% (921st of 1197)

Based on 2,242 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00010676 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T9300 @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 9%Average: 20% Great: 23%
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 25%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 9%
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Terrible average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T9300 averaged 80.0% 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 40.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 77.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T9300 is just 14.1%. 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 79.7Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 79.7Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,242 samples)
Min Avg Max
14 1-Core 40.7 47.3
28.6 2-Core 77.8 90.1
28% 59.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
31.9 4-Core 78.7 90.1
36.9 8-Core 79.7 90.2
10.8% 79.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
29.7 64-Core 79.7 90.4
5.3% 79.7 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U10, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
1-Core 47.7
2-Core 89.6
33% 68.7 Pts
4-Core 89.4
8-Core 89.4
12% 89.4 Pts
64-Core 86.8
6% 86.8 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 45.6
2-Core 83.5
31% 64.6 Pts
4-Core 89.9
8-Core 88.9
12% 89.4 Pts
64-Core 89
6% 89 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 45.7
2-Core 86.4
31% 66.1 Pts
4-Core 88.4
8-Core 86.5
12% 87.4 Pts
64-Core 84.8
6% 84.8 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 44.9
2-Core 87.8
31% 66.4 Pts
4-Core 88.8
8-Core 89.6
12% 89.2 Pts
64-Core 87.8
6% 87.8 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 44
2-Core 87.2
31% 65.6 Pts
4-Core 89.8
8-Core 87
12% 88.4 Pts
64-Core 84.3
6% 84.3 Pts
uPGA-478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.8
2-Core 88
30% 64.9 Pts
4-Core 85.7
8-Core 88.5
12% 87.1 Pts
64-Core 88.9
6% 88.9 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
1-Core 40.5
2-Core 84.1
29% 62.3 Pts
4-Core 89
8-Core 85.9
12% 87.4 Pts
64-Core 88.3
6% 88.3 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 45.6
2-Core 86.6
31% 66.1 Pts
4-Core 70.2
8-Core 88.4
10% 79.3 Pts
64-Core 89.3
6% 89.3 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 17
2-Core 23.9
10% 20.5 Pts
4-Core 27.8
8-Core 29.2
4% 28.5 Pts
64-Core 21.1
1% 21.1 Pts
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Typical Core2 Duo T9300 Builds (Compare 229 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 27%
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Workstation
Workstation 13%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 11% - Very poor Total price: $236

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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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