Average Bench: 40.3% (925th of 1241)

Based on 2,144 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010676, 0000000000010676, BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T9400 @ 2.53GHz
Poor: 28%Average: 40.3% Great: 44%
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T9400 averaged 59.7% 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. Memory Latency 67.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 41.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T9400 is just 16.1%. 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 80.1Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 79.8Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,144 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.1 Memory 67.5 74.3
16.6 1-Core 41.2 47.1
30.3 2-Core 78 91.3
41.4% 62.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
29.5 4-Core 79 91.2
37.3 8-Core 79.8 91.5
10.9% 79.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
39.7 64-Core 80.1 91.4
5.4% 80.1 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
Memory 74
1-Core 43.4
2-Core 89.7
45% 69 Pts
4-Core 90.4
8-Core 88.8
12% 89.6 Pts
64-Core 88.4
6% 88.4 Pts
Socket 478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
Memory 73.2
1-Core 41.8
2-Core 81.4
44% 65.5 Pts
4-Core 80
8-Core 85.9
11% 82.9 Pts
64-Core 89.2
6% 89.2 Pts
Socket 478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
Memory 71.3
1-Core 46.4
2-Core 88
45% 68.6 Pts
4-Core 89.8
8-Core 90.4
12% 90.1 Pts
64-Core 90.5
6% 90.5 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.3
1-Core 42.5
2-Core 89.6
44% 67.5 Pts
4-Core 87.8
8-Core 91.1
12% 89.4 Pts
64-Core 89.4
6% 89.4 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.5
1-Core 42.8
2-Core 83.7
44% 66 Pts
4-Core 78.3
8-Core 77.5
11% 77.9 Pts
64-Core 81.6
6% 81.6 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.6
1-Core 45.6
2-Core 87.8
45% 68.3 Pts
4-Core 68
8-Core 88.4
10% 78.2 Pts
64-Core 59.5
4% 59.5 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.1
1-Core 36.1
2-Core 75.3
40% 59.5 Pts
4-Core 60.5
8-Core 78
9% 69.2 Pts
64-Core 79.9
5% 79.9 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 57.8
1-Core 37.8
2-Core 48.6
34% 48.1 Pts
4-Core 73.2
8-Core 64.7
10% 68.9 Pts
64-Core 56.6
4% 56.6 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 24
1-Core 8
2-Core 14.5
12% 15.5 Pts
4-Core 7.2
8-Core 23.7
2% 15.5 Pts
64-Core 37.1
2% 37.1 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 39%
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Workstation
Workstation 17%
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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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