Average Bench: 21.9% (885th of 1206)

Based on 2,866 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00010676 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8200 @ 2.66GHz
Poor: 15%Average: 21.9% Great: 24%
Gaming 22%
Desktop 27%
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo E8200 averaged 78.1% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 44.6Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 84.2Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo E8200 is just 8.9%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo E8200 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 88.3Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 87.5Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 2,866 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.9 1-Core 44.6 49.2
49.1 2-Core 84.2 96.7
30.5% 64.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
58.2 4-Core 86.1 96.8
61.4 8-Core 87.5 97.4
11.9% 86.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
61.8 64-Core 88.3 98.7
5.9% 88.3 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
1-Core 51.7
2-Core 102
36% 76.7 Pts
4-Core 104
8-Core 106
14% 105 Pts
64-Core 105
7% 105 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 48.1
2-Core 96.2
34% 72.1 Pts
4-Core 95
8-Core 96.6
13% 95.8 Pts
64-Core 95.1
6% 95.1 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 47.6
2-Core 94.8
34% 71.2 Pts
4-Core 96.2
8-Core 89.5
13% 92.8 Pts
64-Core 91.1
6% 91.1 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 48.1
2-Core 92.3
33% 70.2 Pts
4-Core 93.5
8-Core 94.7
13% 94.1 Pts
64-Core 92
6% 92 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 47.1
2-Core 93.5
33% 70.3 Pts
4-Core 93.1
8-Core 90
13% 91.6 Pts
64-Core 92
6% 92 Pts
J1PR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 47.1
2-Core 70
29% 58.5 Pts
4-Core 68.9
8-Core 69.3
9% 69.1 Pts
64-Core 74.7
5% 74.7 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 18.7
2-Core 47.6
15% 33.2 Pts
4-Core 55.5
8-Core 64.8
8% 60.2 Pts
64-Core 63.8
4% 63.8 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,788,145 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 11%
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Desktop 28%
Workstation 16%

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 755

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 27% - Poor Total price: $34

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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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4 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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