Average Bench: 45% (861st of 1316)

Based on 18,778 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010677, BFEBFBFF0001067A Models: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8200 @ 2.33GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8200 @ 2.33GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 45% Great: 52%
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 averaged 55.0% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 64.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 40.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 is just 17.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 155Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 154Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,778 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.3 Memory 64.2 75.4
33.2 1-Core 40.7 42.8
63.4 2-Core 80.4 85.2
40.4% 61.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
99.5 4-Core 151 170
109 8-Core 154 170
20.8% 152 Pts
Min Avg Max
111 64-Core 155 170
10.4% 155 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.8
1-Core 49.1
2-Core 102
51% 77.5 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 203
28% 202 Pts
64-Core 200
13% 200 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz
Memory 68.7
1-Core 42.3
2-Core 84.5
43% 65.2 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 169
23% 169 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.4
1-Core 42.3
2-Core 83.4
43% 64.7 Pts
4-Core 158
8-Core 162
22% 160 Pts
64-Core 162
11% 162 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 72
1-Core 39.8
2-Core 77.1
42% 63 Pts
4-Core 135
8-Core 148
19% 141 Pts
64-Core 124
8% 124 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.9
1-Core 42
2-Core 83.4
42% 64.4 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 162
22% 158 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz
Memory 65.2
1-Core 41.5
2-Core 83.8
41% 63.5 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 168
23% 168 Pts
64-Core 168
11% 168 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Memory 64.6
1-Core 42.8
2-Core 85.8
42% 64.4 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 168
22% 165 Pts
64-Core 165
11% 165 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.2
1-Core 30.2
2-Core 70.3
37% 55.2 Pts
4-Core 62.7
8-Core 102
10% 82.4 Pts
64-Core 121
8% 121 Pts
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Typical Core2 Quad Q8200 Builds (Compare 38,837 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

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q8200 (4M Cache, 2.33 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
Code NameYorkfield
Launch DateQ3'08
Processor NumberQ8200
# of Cores4
Cache4 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended Price$179.00
Clock Speed2.33 GHz
Bus Speed1333 MHz FSB
Max TDP95 W
FSB ParityNo

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)No
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets SupportedLGA775
Processing Die Size164 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors456 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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Terrible

7 months ago.

This Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 CPU was included in a second hand office PC that I bought for approx. US$80 in 2016. When used mainly as an office / entertainment PC, there isn't really such a huge performance difference, compared to a B250M, Intel Core i3-7100 PC that my sister bought in mid 2017. In fact, I would even categorize the real-life day to day performance difference (PC start-up speed or for opening software programs, etc., etc.) as small. The difference is a few seconds at most.


Excellent

2 months ago.

BEST PROCESSOR IN INTEL QUAD CORE SERIES


Excellent

3 years ago.

9 years. Today it has a very good performance. I love it.


Excellent

18 days ago.

Because I got it many years and overclocked and its still working


Excellent

6 months ago.

tho intel introduce fast 6ghz cpus my best loved cpu is core 2 q8200


Good

6 months ago.

9 years of heavy use for audio production and still great!


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