Average Bench: 22.9% (713th of 1182)

Based on 3,621 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: 14%Average: 22.9% Great: 30%
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad averaged 77.1% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 38.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 75.4Pts

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.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 145Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 145Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,621 samples)
Min Avg Max
25 1-Core 38.1 47.7
49.3 2-Core 75.4 95.9
26.7% 56.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
85.4 4-Core 143 188
90.9 8-Core 145 188
19.6% 144 Pts
Min Avg Max
92 64-Core 145 188
9.8% 145 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 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 37.6
2-Core 75.4
26% 56.5 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 145
20% 144 Pts
64-Core 143
10% 143 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 45.9
2-Core 91.4
32% 68.7 Pts
4-Core 122
8-Core 148
18% 135 Pts
64-Core 160
11% 160 Pts
Socket 423, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 28.6
2-Core 71.9
23% 50.2 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 136
18% 133 Pts
64-Core 133
9% 133 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 36.8
2-Core 73.4
26% 55.1 Pts
4-Core 104
8-Core 133
16% 118 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz
1-Core 24.8
2-Core 48.4
17% 36.6 Pts
4-Core 92.7
8-Core 87
12% 89.8 Pts
64-Core 90.7
6% 90.7 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 31.7
2-Core 73.5
24% 52.6 Pts
4-Core 81.8
8-Core 77.2
11% 79.5 Pts
64-Core 126
8% 126 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,372,630 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core2 Quad Builds (Compare 43,583 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $325

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