Average Bench: 13% (1090th of 1206)

Based on 4,431 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000006F6, BFEBFBFF000006F2 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6300 @ 1.86GHz
Poor: 8%Average: 13% Great: 15%
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 16%
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Terrible average bench

The Intel Core2 6300 averaged 87.0% 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.


Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 26.6Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 49.8Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 6300 is just 6.08%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 6300 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 52.7Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 52Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 4,431 samples)
Min Avg Max
16.4 1-Core 26.6 29.3
27.6 2-Core 49.8 58.1
18.2% 38.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
30.2 4-Core 50.9 58.3
34.7 8-Core 52 58.4
7.05% 51.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
35.4 64-Core 52.7 58.5
3.5% 52.7 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
J1PR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 29.1
2-Core 58
20% 43.5 Pts
4-Core 57.1
8-Core 57.3
8% 57.2 Pts
64-Core 58.8
4% 58.8 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz
1-Core 29.2
2-Core 56.2
20% 42.7 Pts
4-Core 56.9
8-Core 56
8% 56.5 Pts
64-Core 56.4
4% 56.4 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 28.8
2-Core 56.7
20% 42.8 Pts
4-Core 56.4
8-Core 57
8% 56.7 Pts
64-Core 57
4% 57 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 28.7
2-Core 53.4
20% 41.1 Pts
4-Core 56.1
8-Core 56.4
8% 56.2 Pts
64-Core 56.5
4% 56.5 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 28.7
2-Core 57
20% 42.8 Pts
4-Core 54.1
8-Core 57.3
8% 55.7 Pts
64-Core 58.8
4% 58.8 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 26.8
2-Core 27.7
14% 27.2 Pts
4-Core 55.1
8-Core 44.2
7% 49.7 Pts
64-Core 39
3% 39 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 17.1
2-Core 43.1
14% 30.1 Pts
4-Core 48
8-Core 49.6
7% 48.8 Pts
64-Core 54.4
4% 54.4 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,080,321 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 11%
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Desktop 21%
Workstation 14%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 745

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 17% - Very poor Total price: $97

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DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor E6300 (2M Cache, 2.80 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Code NameWolfdale
Launch DateQ2'09
Processor NumberE6300
# of Cores2
Cache2 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended Price$77.00
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Bus Speed1066 MHz FSB
Max TDP65 W

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
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


Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedLGA775
Processing Die Size82 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors228 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo


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19 months ago.

The Core 2 Duo E6300 is a low end Core 2 Duo CPU released over than 10 years ago, it can deliver enough perfomance for office or web browsing, any way, if your board can run this CPU it also can the Pentium E6700 which is twice as powerfull and can be found for 4€ on sites like AliExpress. This CPU was shipped on many prebuilt systems back in the day and outperformed all the Pentium 4 lineup with half the power consuption.

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