Average Bench: 35% (1116th of 1316)

Based on 5,396 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000006F6, BFEBFBFF000006F2 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6300 @ 1.86GHz
Poor: 23%Average: 35% Great: 41%
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation 23%

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 6300 averaged 65.0% 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. Memory Latency 61.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 26.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 6300 is just 18%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 6300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 51.4Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 50.9Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 5,396 samples)
Min Avg Max
38.2 Memory 61.8 72.7
14.2 1-Core 26.5 29.2
21.3 2-Core 48.4 58.1
32.5% 45.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
26.8 4-Core 50.3 58.4
29.1 8-Core 50.9 58.4
6.9% 50.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
29.7 64-Core 51.4 58.4
3.4% 51.4 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA775/PSC/TJS, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz
Memory 71.5
1-Core 27.5
2-Core 47.4
36% 48.8 Pts
4-Core 55.5
8-Core 56.9
8% 56.2 Pts
64-Core 56.3
4% 56.3 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz
Memory 69.4
1-Core 28.5
2-Core 55.7
36% 51.2 Pts
4-Core 52.2
8-Core 56.8
7% 54.5 Pts
64-Core 56.9
4% 56.9 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz
Memory 63.9
1-Core 28.4
2-Core 49.3
34% 47.2 Pts
4-Core 55.2
8-Core 54.4
8% 54.8 Pts
64-Core 57.1
4% 57.1 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 58.4
1-Core 26.5
2-Core 48.2
31% 44.4 Pts
4-Core 49.9
8-Core 57.2
7% 53.6 Pts
64-Core 51.6
4% 51.6 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz
Memory 54.6
1-Core 22
2-Core 42
28% 39.5 Pts
4-Core 42.4
8-Core 42.5
6% 42.5 Pts
64-Core 43.2
3% 43.2 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,442,765 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation 4%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 745

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $99

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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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