Average Bench: 39.9% (952nd of 1272)

Based on 2,355 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010676, 0000000000010676, BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T9400 @ 2.53GHz
Poor: 25%Average: 39.9% Great: 45%
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T9400 averaged 60.1% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 67Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 40.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T9400 is just 19.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo T9400 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 78.2Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 78.3Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,355 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.1 Memory 67 74.3
14 1-Core 40.3 47.1
23.4 2-Core 76.2 91.3
40.8% 61.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
24 4-Core 76.7 91.2
28.4 8-Core 78.3 91.3
10.6% 77.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
28.2 64-Core 78.2 91.3
5.2% 78.2 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
uPGA-478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.8
1-Core 46.9
2-Core 89.6
46% 69.8 Pts
4-Core 90.9
8-Core 91.6
12% 91.2 Pts
64-Core 90.6
6% 90.6 Pts
Intel(R) Genuine processor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.2
1-Core 45.1
2-Core 90.1
45% 69.1 Pts
4-Core 91.4
8-Core 91.9
12% 91.7 Pts
64-Core 91.2
6% 91.2 Pts
uPGA-478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.2
1-Core 46.6
2-Core 91.7
46% 70.2 Pts
4-Core 91
8-Core 91.7
12% 91.3 Pts
64-Core 91.4
6% 91.4 Pts
uPGA-478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.3
1-Core 46.9
2-Core 91
46% 70.1 Pts
4-Core 90.8
8-Core 88
12% 89.4 Pts
64-Core 87.9
6% 87.9 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
Memory 73.1
1-Core 43.3
2-Core 86
45% 67.5 Pts
4-Core 85.7
8-Core 86.5
12% 86.1 Pts
64-Core 87.6
6% 87.6 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.8
1-Core 47.9
2-Core 56
42% 58.9 Pts
4-Core 89.8
8-Core 40.5
10% 65.2 Pts
64-Core 89.2
6% 89.2 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.1
1-Core 43.2
2-Core 73.9
41% 61.1 Pts
4-Core 80.7
8-Core 83.2
11% 81.9 Pts
64-Core 83.6
6% 83.6 Pts
uPGA 479M, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
Memory 53
1-Core 44.6
2-Core 81
38% 59.5 Pts
4-Core 82.1
8-Core 83.6
11% 82.8 Pts
64-Core 88.3
6% 88.3 Pts
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Typical Core2 Duo T9400 Builds (Compare 157 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
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System: HP EliteBook 6930p

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $83

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor T9400 (6M Cache, 2.53 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Code NamePenryn
Launch DateQ3'08
Processor NumberT9400
# of Cores2
Cache6 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range1.050V-1.162V
Recommended Price$250.00 - $331.00
Clock Speed2.53 GHz
Bus Speed1066 MHz FSB
Max TDP35 W
FSB ParityNo

Advanced Technologies

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

Package

Package Size35mm x 35mm
Sockets SupportedBGA479, PGA478
Processing Die Size107 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors410 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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