Average Bench: 56.4% (579th of 1316)

Based on 2,070 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010676, BFEBFBFF00010677 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Extreme CPU X9650 @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 45%Average: 56.4% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core2 Extreme X9650 averaged 43.6% 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 76.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 56.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Extreme X9650 is 23.8%. 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 216Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 215Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,070 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.1 Memory 76.2 91.9
36 1-Core 56.1 74.2
72.3 2-Core 112 147
51.7% 81.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
129 4-Core 213 286
139 8-Core 215 287
29.2% 214 Pts
Min Avg Max
139 64-Core 216 290
14.5% 216 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 3.65 GHz
Memory 78.6
1-Core 72.8
2-Core 145
60% 98.8 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 289
39% 287 Pts
64-Core 291
20% 291 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.4
1-Core 72.6
2-Core 143
60% 97.7 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 287
39% 286 Pts
64-Core 288
19% 288 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 80.2
1-Core 53.6
2-Core 108
52% 80.7 Pts
4-Core 204
8-Core 208
28% 206 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.5
1-Core 54.7
2-Core 109
52% 80.4 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 218
30% 218 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.3
1-Core 46.5
2-Core 96.1
48% 73 Pts
4-Core 192
8-Core 191
26% 191 Pts
64-Core 191
13% 191 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,345,992 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core2 Extreme X9650 Builds (Compare 163 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 24%
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Motherboard: Asus STRIKER II EXTREME

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $1,080

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