Average Bench: 16.3% (1017th of 1206)

Based on 2,134 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6500 @ 2.10GHz
Poor: 10%Average: 16.3% Great: 19%
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 20%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 7%
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Terrible average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T6500 averaged 83.7% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 33.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 62.2Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T6500 is just 9.34%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo T6500 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 65.6Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 65.1Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,134 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.9 1-Core 33.5 38
29 2-Core 62.2 75.3
22.8% 47.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
33.1 4-Core 63.8 75.5
37.4 8-Core 65.1 75.7
8.8% 64.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
36.8 64-Core 65.6 75.7
4.4% 65.6 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
1-Core 38
2-Core 73.6
26% 55.8 Pts
4-Core 73.9
8-Core 73.5
10% 73.7 Pts
64-Core 75.1
5% 75.1 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
1-Core 36.7
2-Core 75
26% 55.8 Pts
4-Core 74.8
8-Core 73.8
10% 74.3 Pts
64-Core 73.8
5% 73.8 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 37.2
2-Core 71.3
26% 54.2 Pts
4-Core 70.8
8-Core 72.2
10% 71.5 Pts
64-Core 73.7
5% 73.7 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 36.7
2-Core 70.4
25% 53.6 Pts
4-Core 65
8-Core 74.1
9% 69.6 Pts
64-Core 72.9
5% 72.9 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 30.8
2-Core 58
21% 44.4 Pts
4-Core 56.9
8-Core 63
8% 60 Pts
64-Core 68
5% 68 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 36.5
2-Core 31.2
18% 33.8 Pts
4-Core 40.4
8-Core 54.9
6% 47.7 Pts
64-Core 64.6
4% 64.6 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 14.9
2-Core 6.9
6% 10.9 Pts
4-Core 34
8-Core 44
5% 39 Pts
64-Core 13.2
1% 13.2 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,129,548 CPUs tested.

Typical Core2 Duo T6500 Builds (Compare 12,468 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 26%
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Workstation
Workstation 13%
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System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 15% - Very poor Total price: $85

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor T6500 (2M Cache, 2.10 GHz, 800 MHz FSB)
Code NamePenryn
Launch DateQ2'09
Processor NumberT6500
# of Cores2
Cache2 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.1 GHz
Bus Speed800 MHz FSB
Max TDP35 W

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)No
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo

Package

Processing Die Size107 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors410 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Good

18 months ago.

it's base speed is 2.1 to 2.2 Ghz


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