Average Bench: 26% (777th of 1186)

Based on 120 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9100 @ 2.26GHz
Poor: 20%Average: 26% Great: 29%
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q9100 averaged 73.9% 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 40.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 78.1Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9100 is just 9.65%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad Q9100 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 148Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 146Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 120 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.1 1-Core 40.4 45.8
52.2 2-Core 78.1 88.2
28% 59.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
99.3 4-Core 143 164
87 8-Core 146 164
19.6% 144 Pts
Min Avg Max
78.2 64-Core 148 165
9.9% 148 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 45.8
2-Core 83.2
31% 64.5 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 161
22% 161 Pts
64-Core 163
11% 163 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 45
2-Core 83.4
31% 64.2 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 162
22% 162 Pts
64-Core 161
11% 161 Pts
Socket 479, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 39.6
2-Core 81.5
28% 60.5 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 155
21% 156 Pts
64-Core 153
10% 153 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 42.3
2-Core 81.6
29% 61.9 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 152
20% 150 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 38.3
2-Core 83.7
28% 61 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 156
21% 155 Pts
64-Core 157
10% 157 Pts
Socket 479, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz
1-Core 39.2
2-Core 77.3
28% 58.2 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 149
20% 149 Pts
64-Core 151
10% 151 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.3
2-Core 68.7
27% 55 Pts
4-Core 106
8-Core 84.8
13% 95.2 Pts
64-Core 164
11% 164 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 27.9
2-Core 68.3
22% 48.1 Pts
4-Core 131
8-Core 141
18% 136 Pts
64-Core 129
9% 129 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,660,316 CPUs tested.

Typical Core2 Quad Q9100 Builds (Compare 301 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: Dell Precision M6400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 5% - Terrible Total price: $70

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q9100 (12M Cache, 2.26 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Code NamePenryn
Launch DateQ3'08
Processor NumberQ9100
# of Cores4
Cache12 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range1.050V-1.175V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.26 GHz
Bus Speed1066 MHz FSB
Max TDP45 W
FSB ParityNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size35mm x 35mm
Sockets SupportedPGA478
Processing Die Size214 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors820 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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