Average Bench: 37.3% (542nd of 1129)

Based on 13,443 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF0001067A, , BFEBFBFF00010676, BFEBFBFF00010677 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9550 @ 2.83GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9550 @ 2.83GHz
Poor: 27%Average: 37.3% Great: 47%
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 averaged 62.6% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 260Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 69.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 is 20.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 157Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 199Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,443 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.9 SC Int 69.5 84.7
30.4 SC Float 40.7 49.8
37.8 SC Mixed 51.5 62.4
43.2% 53.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
164 QC Int 260 333
102 QC Float 153 195
126 QC Mixed 193 247
46.1% 202 Pts
Min Avg Max
193 MC Int 269 336
113 MC Float 157 196
144 MC Mixed 199 249
31.7% 208 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.2
SC Float 38.7
SC Mixed 51.5
42% 52.8 Pts
QC Int 273
QC Float 161
QC Mixed 206
49% 213 Pts
MC Int 279
MC Float 163
MC Mixed 199
32% 214 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.5
SC Float 42.1
SC Mixed 51.2
44% 54.9 Pts
QC Int 276
QC Float 158
QC Mixed 206
49% 213 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 158
MC Mixed 196
32% 209 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
SC Int 69
SC Float 40.5
SC Mixed 51.2
43% 53.6 Pts
QC Int 278
QC Float 157
QC Mixed 203
48% 213 Pts
MC Int 276
MC Float 161
MC Mixed 204
32% 214 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.1
SC Float 40.7
SC Mixed 51.3
43% 53.4 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 160
QC Mixed 202
48% 211 Pts
MC Int 272
MC Float 160
MC Mixed 203
32% 212 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.6
SC Float 40.9
SC Mixed 50
43% 53.5 Pts
QC Int 276
QC Float 154
QC Mixed 204
48% 211 Pts
MC Int 278
MC Float 160
MC Mixed 206
33% 215 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.4
SC Float 40.3
SC Mixed 51
43% 53.6 Pts
QC Int 273
QC Float 160
QC Mixed 201
48% 211 Pts
MC Int 272
MC Float 160
MC Mixed 200
32% 210 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 38.1
SC Float 38.2
SC Mixed 51.1
34% 42.5 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 155
QC Mixed 197
47% 205 Pts
MC Int 260
MC Float 155
MC Mixed 195
31% 204 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz
SC Int 59.1
SC Float 34.5
SC Mixed 48.7
38% 47.4 Pts
QC Int 188
QC Float 119
QC Mixed 152
35% 153 Pts
MC Int 263
MC Float 153
MC Mixed 198
31% 205 Pts
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Typical Core2 Quad Q9550 Builds (Compare 1,207 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 38%
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Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus P5Q-PRO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $348

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q9550 (12M Cache, 2.83 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
Code NameYorkfield
Launch DateQ1'08
Processor NumberQ9550
# of Cores4
Cache12 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended Price$287.00
Clock Speed2.83 GHz
Bus Speed1333 MHz FSB
Max TDP95 W
FSB ParityYes

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
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets SupportedLGA775
Processing Die Size214 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors820 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

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17 days ago.

Been using it since 2009, when easily oc'd to 3.4 with ssd and gtx1060, still feels modern, just draws a bit more power.


Excellent

3 months ago.

VERY GOOD GTA 5 ULTRA + 40 FPS


Good

4 days ago.

Got it since 8 years. BF1 ultra at ~30 fps. Fallout 4 sucks.


Excellent

9 months ago.

Extreme good processor but its old!


Excellent

1 month ago.

with a gtx 660 its a nice entry gamer cpu


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