Average Bench: 35.3% (1103rd of 1307)

Based on 4,929 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000006F6, BFEBFBFF000006F2 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6300 @ 1.86GHz
Poor: 23%Average: 35.3% Great: 41%
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 6300 averaged 64.7% 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 62.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 26.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 6300 is just 18.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 6300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 51.7Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 51.1Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,929 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.9 Memory 62.4 73.2
14.2 1-Core 26.3 29.3
22.9 2-Core 49 58.1
32.8% 45.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
27.1 4-Core 50.6 58.4
29.5 8-Core 51.1 58.4
6.95% 50.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
30.4 64-Core 51.7 58.5
3.5% 51.7 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.6
1-Core 35.4
2-Core 68.1
42% 59.7 Pts
4-Core 63.3
8-Core 67.3
9% 65.3 Pts
64-Core 69.3
5% 69.3 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.7
1-Core 27.9
2-Core 56.9
36% 51.5 Pts
4-Core 48.4
8-Core 54.5
7% 51.5 Pts
64-Core 58.8
4% 58.8 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.9
1-Core 24.9
2-Core 26.7
31% 39.2 Pts
4-Core 32
8-Core 45.4
5% 38.7 Pts
64-Core 46.7
3% 46.7 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.9
1-Core 29.2
2-Core 30
32% 41 Pts
4-Core 31.3
8-Core 36.6
5% 33.9 Pts
64-Core 27.3
2% 27.3 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.4
1-Core 14.7
2-Core 13.7
26% 30.3 Pts
4-Core 14.1
8-Core 1.9
1% 8 Pts
64-Core 6.2
0% 6.2 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 54
1-Core 4.5
2-Core 21.3
22% 26.6 Pts
4-Core 9.2
8-Core 42.4
3% 25.8 Pts
64-Core 51
3% 51 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz
Memory 20.6
1-Core 29.4
2-Core 47
19% 32.3 Pts
4-Core 35.6
8-Core 47.5
5% 41.5 Pts
64-Core 49.1
3% 49.1 Pts
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Typical Core2 6300 Builds (Compare 581 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
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Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 4%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 745

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $102

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 Specifications

Essentials

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

Package

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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