Average Bench: 36.6% (591st of 1206)

Based on 1,723 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010676, BFEBFBFF00010677 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Extreme CPU X9650 @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 26%Average: 36.6% Great: 47%
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Extreme X9650 averaged 63.3% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 55Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 109Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Extreme X9650 is 21.1%. 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 211Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,723 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.8 1-Core 55 70
81.2 2-Core 109 140
38.6% 82 Pts
Min Avg Max
134 4-Core 207 275
143 8-Core 211 276
28.5% 209 Pts
Min Avg Max
145 64-Core 211 278
14.2% 211 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.15 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.7
2-Core 150
53% 113 Pts
4-Core 287
8-Core 292
40% 290 Pts
64-Core 299
20% 299 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.7
2-Core 137
48% 103 Pts
4-Core 269
8-Core 277
37% 273 Pts
64-Core 280
19% 280 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.8
2-Core 128
45% 96.5 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 218
33% 236 Pts
64-Core 238
16% 238 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
1-Core 60.2
2-Core 121
42% 90.4 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 236
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 239
16% 239 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 56
2-Core 114
40% 85.1 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 229
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 230
15% 230 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 54.2
2-Core 109
38% 81.5 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 217
29% 215 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 52.8
2-Core 103
37% 78 Pts
4-Core 199
8-Core 197
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 202
14% 202 Pts
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Typical Core2 Extreme X9650 Builds (Compare 1,483 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 27% - Poor Total price: $905

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Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $44
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