Average Bench: 41.9% (938th of 1316)

Based on 3,860 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00010676 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8200 @ 2.66GHz
Poor: 30%Average: 41.9% Great: 47%
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop 48%
Workstation 28%

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo E8200 averaged 58.0% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 69.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 44.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo E8200 is just 17.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo E8200 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 86.2Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 86.5Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 3,860 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.8 Memory 69.8 79
28.3 1-Core 44.1 48.6
41.9 2-Core 83.3 97
43.4% 65.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
47.3 4-Core 84.5 96.7
55 8-Core 86.5 97.3
11.6% 85.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
50.7 64-Core 86.2 97.3
5.8% 86.2 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 73.4
1-Core 24.2
2-Core 89.1
41% 62.2 Pts
4-Core 91.2
8-Core 94.3
13% 92.8 Pts
64-Core 95.4
6% 95.4 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 65.7
1-Core 46.9
2-Core 88.3
43% 67 Pts
4-Core 87.3
8-Core 87.4
12% 87.4 Pts
64-Core 93.6
6% 93.6 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.3
1-Core 34
2-Core 52.8
37% 51.7 Pts
4-Core 71.4
8-Core 76.5
10% 73.9 Pts
64-Core 68.5
5% 68.5 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.2
1-Core 38.5
2-Core 73.3
36% 55.7 Pts
4-Core 74.7
8-Core 68.4
10% 71.6 Pts
64-Core 69.3
5% 69.3 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,090,613 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 4%
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Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 4%
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Motherboard: Asus P5K - $82

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $129

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DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8200 (6M Cache, 2.66 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
Code NameWolfdale
Launch DateQ1'08
Processor NumberE8200
# of Cores2
Cache6 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.66 GHz
Bus Speed1333 MHz FSB
Max TDP65 W
FSB ParityNo

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

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


Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets SupportedLGA775
Processing Die Size107 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors410 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes


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9 months ago.

it is running windows 10 properly


21 months ago.

I've been using it for photo editing and it handles tasks easily until I handle large photos taken with Sony A7 and EOS 7D that I feel the need to upgrade to a faster processor.

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