Average Bench: 25% (815th of 1206)

Based on 3,781 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000006F7 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU @ 2.40GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU @ 2.93GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU @ 2.66GHz
Poor: 17%Average: 25% Great: 32%
Gaming 25%
Desktop 26%
Workstation 14%
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Very poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad averaged 75.0% 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.


Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 37.6Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 74.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad is just 15.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 144Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 143Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 3,781 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.8 1-Core 37.6 47.3
49.1 2-Core 74.4 94.1
26.4% 56 Pts
Min Avg Max
83.6 4-Core 141 186
88.3 8-Core 143 186
19.3% 142 Pts
Min Avg Max
92 64-Core 144 186
9.6% 144 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
1-Core 45.9
2-Core 91.6
32% 68.8 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 184
25% 184 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
1-Core 42
2-Core 83.3
30% 62.7 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 165
23% 166 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 37.4
2-Core 72.6
26% 55 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 144
20% 143 Pts
64-Core 141
9% 141 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 35
2-Core 62.9
24% 49 Pts
4-Core 141
8-Core 130
19% 135 Pts
64-Core 141
10% 141 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,612,092 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 21%
Desktop 30%
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Workstation 15%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $310

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