Average Bench: 26% (755th of 1173)

Based on 119 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9100 @ 2.26GHz
Poor: 20%Average: 26% Great: 30%
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q9100 averaged 74.0% 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

Single Core Integer Speed 54Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 195Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9100 is just 9.79%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad Q9100 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 118Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 147Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 119 samples)
Min Avg Max
38.5 SC Int 54 61.4
22.9 SC Float 32 36.2
28.1 SC Mixed 40.4 45.8
29.2% 42.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
131 QC Int 195 223
69.9 QC Float 115 130
99.2 QC Mixed 143 164
27% 151 Pts
Min Avg Max
93.6 MC Int 199 224
61.4 MC Float 118 131
77.2 MC Mixed 147 165
10.6% 155 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz
SC Int 59
SC Float 31.5
SC Mixed 45.1
31% 45.2 Pts
QC Int 219
QC Float 131
QC Mixed 162
31% 171 Pts
MC Int 220
MC Float 129
MC Mixed 163
12% 171 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 62.3
SC Float 35.6
SC Mixed 45.8
33% 47.9 Pts
QC Int 218
QC Float 128
QC Mixed 160
30% 169 Pts
MC Int 224
MC Float 129
MC Mixed 163
12% 172 Pts
Socket 479, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 54.9
SC Float 32.4
SC Mixed 39.6
29% 42.3 Pts
QC Int 213
QC Float 128
QC Mixed 156
30% 166 Pts
MC Int 204
MC Float 122
MC Mixed 153
11% 159 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 58.5
SC Float 34.9
SC Mixed 42.3
31% 45.2 Pts
QC Int 200
QC Float 119
QC Mixed 147
28% 155 Pts
MC Int 212
MC Float 126
MC Mixed 156
11% 164 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 59.8
SC Float 34.6
SC Mixed 38.3
31% 44.2 Pts
QC Int 188
QC Float 117
QC Mixed 154
27% 153 Pts
MC Int 212
MC Float 124
MC Mixed 157
11% 165 Pts
Socket 479, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz
SC Int 51.2
SC Float 29.9
SC Mixed 39.2
28% 40.1 Pts
QC Int 209
QC Float 121
QC Mixed 150
29% 160 Pts
MC Int 207
MC Float 120
MC Mixed 151
11% 159 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 53.2
SC Float 32.7
SC Mixed 41.3
29% 42.4 Pts
QC Int 146
QC Float 96.6
QC Mixed 106
21% 116 Pts
MC Int 224
MC Float 129
MC Mixed 164
12% 173 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 38.5
SC Float 22.9
SC Mixed 27.9
21% 29.8 Pts
QC Int 150
QC Float 108
QC Mixed 131
23% 130 Pts
MC Int 187
MC Float 115
MC Mixed 129
10% 144 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,648,528 CPUs tested.

Typical Core2 Quad Q9100 Builds (Compare 268 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 17%
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System: Dell Precision M6400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $45

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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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