Average Bench: 56.4% (598th of 1335)

Based on 2,455 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 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core2 Extreme X9650 averaged 43.5% 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 76.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 56.6Pts

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 218Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 217Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,455 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.8 Memory 76.1 91.3
37.7 1-Core 56.6 74.5
72.3 2-Core 113 148
51.9% 81.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
128 4-Core 214 290
136 8-Core 217 290
29.4% 215 Pts
Min Avg Max
133 64-Core 218 291
14.6% 218 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 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.9
1-Core 79
2-Core 159
68% 110 Pts
4-Core 307
8-Core 311
42% 309 Pts
64-Core 305
20% 305 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.15 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.1
1-Core 75.7
2-Core 148
65% 104 Pts
4-Core 296
8-Core 297
40% 297 Pts
64-Core 296
20% 296 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.8
1-Core 68.2
2-Core 136
60% 95.8 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 261
36% 261 Pts
64-Core 257
17% 257 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 80.5
1-Core 60.1
2-Core 120
55% 87 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 237
32% 235 Pts
64-Core 238
16% 238 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 79.9
1-Core 59.2
2-Core 118
54% 85.7 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 230
31% 230 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 78.3
1-Core 59.2
2-Core 117
54% 85 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 234
32% 234 Pts
64-Core 234
16% 234 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.8
1-Core 59.1
2-Core 109
52% 81.1 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 218
30% 217 Pts
64-Core 214
14% 214 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 77
1-Core 58.7
2-Core 113
53% 83 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 225
27% 202 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.2
1-Core 57.9
2-Core 106
50% 78.1 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 223
28% 208 Pts
64-Core 214
14% 214 Pts
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Typical Core2 Extreme X9650 Builds (Compare 171 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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