Average Bench: 36.1% (1050th of 1275)

Based on 2,790 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6500 @ 2.10GHz
Poor: 23%Average: 36.1% Great: 41%
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T6500 averaged 63.9% 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 61.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 33.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T6500 is just 18.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo T6500 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 65.3Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 65.1Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,790 samples)
Min Avg Max
38.2 Memory 61.7 70.9
20.1 1-Core 33.5 38
27.9 2-Core 62.3 75.4
35.8% 52.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
33.1 4-Core 63.4 75.6
37.3 8-Core 65.1 75.6
8.75% 64.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
35 64-Core 65.3 75.6
4.4% 65.3 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 2.1 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.9
1-Core 37.8
2-Core 73.3
41% 60.3 Pts
4-Core 72.8
8-Core 73.9
10% 73.4 Pts
64-Core 72.3
5% 72.3 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
Memory 68
1-Core 37.2
2-Core 72
40% 59.1 Pts
4-Core 68.5
8-Core 67.8
9% 68.2 Pts
64-Core 73.5
5% 73.5 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
Memory 65.2
1-Core 37.9
2-Core 72.5
39% 58.5 Pts
4-Core 72.6
8-Core 75
10% 73.8 Pts
64-Core 75.9
5% 75.9 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.3
1-Core 37.5
2-Core 67.2
38% 56.7 Pts
4-Core 70.6
8-Core 57.9
9% 64.2 Pts
64-Core 66.4
4% 66.4 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.9
1-Core 29
2-Core 56.3
34% 49.4 Pts
4-Core 60.7
8-Core 63.4
8% 62.1 Pts
64-Core 61.6
4% 61.6 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 50.3
1-Core 20.7
2-Core 37.3
26% 36.1 Pts
4-Core 37.3
8-Core 37.4
5% 37.3 Pts
64-Core 36.4
2% 36.4 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,721,092 CPUs tested.

Typical Core2 Duo T6500 Builds (Compare 793 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 1545

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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

2 years ago.

it's base speed is 2.1 to 2.2 Ghz


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