Average Bench: 38.2% (1061st of 1355)

Based on 6,574 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010676, , 0000000000010676, BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8400 @ 2.26GHz
Poor: 26%Average: 38.2% Great: 43%
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo P8400 averaged 61.8% 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 64.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 38.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo P8400 is just 17.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo P8400 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 74.8Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 74.5Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,574 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.6 Memory 64.1 72.4
22.4 1-Core 38.7 45.8
35.5 2-Core 72.1 88.6
38.9% 58.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
45 4-Core 73.9 88.7
47.7 8-Core 74.5 88.9
10.1% 74.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
44.5 64-Core 74.8 88.6
5% 74.8 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.2
1-Core 45.8
2-Core 89.4
45% 68.5 Pts
4-Core 87.7
8-Core 89.4
12% 88.6 Pts
64-Core 88.9
6% 88.9 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 70
1-Core 46.5
2-Core 89.7
45% 68.7 Pts
4-Core 88.5
8-Core 90.1
12% 89.3 Pts
64-Core 89.1
6% 89.1 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.9
1-Core 44.6
2-Core 87.2
44% 67.2 Pts
4-Core 88.2
8-Core 85.8
12% 87 Pts
64-Core 74.7
5% 74.7 Pts
Socket 478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 66
1-Core 45.4
2-Core 88
43% 66.5 Pts
4-Core 87.5
8-Core 88.2
12% 87.8 Pts
64-Core 88.1
6% 88.1 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz
Memory 64.4
1-Core 30.2
2-Core 61
36% 51.9 Pts
4-Core 62.3
8-Core 62.7
9% 62.5 Pts
64-Core 62.4
4% 62.4 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.5
1-Core 31.7
2-Core 54.1
34% 49.1 Pts
4-Core 67.9
8-Core 70.5
9% 69.2 Pts
64-Core 68.3
5% 68.3 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.25 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 7.32
1-Core 31.1
2-Core 61
17% 33.1 Pts
4-Core 61
8-Core 61.9
8% 61.5 Pts
64-Core 60.8
4% 60.8 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor P8400 (3M Cache, 2.26 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Code NamePenryn
Launch DateQ3'08
Processor NumberP8400
# of Cores2
Cache3 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range1.050V-1.150V
Recommended Price$199.00 - $211.00
Clock Speed2.26 GHz
Bus Speed1066 MHz FSB
Max TDP25 W
FSB ParityNo

Advanced Technologies

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

Package

Package Size35 mm x 35mm
Sockets SupportedBGA479, PGA478
Processing Die Size107 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors410 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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