Average Bench: 55.3% (579th of 1256)

Based on 2,188 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010676, BFEBFBFF00010677 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Extreme CPU X9650 @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 44%Average: 55.3% Great: 64%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core2 Extreme X9650 averaged 44.7% 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 75Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 54.8Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Extreme X9650 is 20.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Extreme X9650 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 211Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 210Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,188 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.7 Memory 75 88.2
42 1-Core 54.8 71.8
78.9 2-Core 109 143
50.7% 79.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
141 4-Core 207 277
145 8-Core 210 277
28.5% 209 Pts
Min Avg Max
148 64-Core 211 279
14.2% 211 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.4
1-Core 72.3
2-Core 145
65% 103 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 276
39% 281 Pts
64-Core 285
19% 285 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 63.7
2-Core 131
58% 93 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 243
33% 239 Pts
64-Core 242
16% 242 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.9
1-Core 54.5
2-Core 109
50% 78.8 Pts
4-Core 217
8-Core 216
30% 216 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.9
1-Core 51.9
2-Core 107
49% 77.7 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 210
28% 206 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 72.6
1-Core 54.2
2-Core 108
50% 78.2 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 194
26% 191 Pts
64-Core 211
14% 211 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 41.5
1-Core 24.8
2-Core 48.5
25% 38.3 Pts
4-Core 97.7
8-Core 96.9
13% 97.3 Pts
64-Core 98
7% 98 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,617,718 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core2 Extreme X9650 Builds (Compare 1,853 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $935

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