Average Bench: 45.5% (855th of 1314)

Based on 4,718 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: 36%Average: 45.5% Great: 52%
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad averaged 54.4% 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 37.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad is just 16.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 141Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 140Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,718 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.6 Memory 67.5 76.9
24.8 1-Core 37.2 46.4
48.8 2-Core 73.8 92.9
39.9% 59.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
76 4-Core 138 178
80.7 8-Core 140 180
19% 139 Pts
Min Avg Max
86.3 64-Core 141 181
9.5% 141 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.6
1-Core 42.5
2-Core 84.7
44% 66.9 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 170
23% 168 Pts
64-Core 168
11% 168 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.3
1-Core 37.8
2-Core 75.8
42% 62 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 151
21% 151 Pts
64-Core 151
10% 151 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.7
1-Core 37.6
2-Core 72.5
39% 57.9 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 150
20% 148 Pts
64-Core 146
10% 146 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 56.3
1-Core 41.5
2-Core 82.9
38% 60.2 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 162
22% 163 Pts
64-Core 165
11% 165 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.4
1-Core 27.4
2-Core 47.1
32% 45 Pts
4-Core 87.1
8-Core 90.2
12% 88.6 Pts
64-Core 56.2
4% 56.2 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,104,966 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core2 Quad Builds (Compare 35,080 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $135

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