Average Bench: 45% (870th of 1323)

Based on 19,098 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%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 averaged 54.9% 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 40.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 is just 18.2%. 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 19,098 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.9 Memory 64.2 75.3
32.6 1-Core 40.5 43.5
61.5 2-Core 80.3 85.9
40.4% 61.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
87.1 4-Core 151 170
103 8-Core 154 171
20.8% 152 Pts
Min Avg Max
111 64-Core 155 171
10.4% 155 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz
Memory 74.4
1-Core 46.2
2-Core 91.9
46% 70.8 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 185
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.5
1-Core 56
2-Core 108
47% 75.6 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 211
30% 217 Pts
64-Core 222
15% 222 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.6
1-Core 46.4
2-Core 90.7
44% 68.6 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 180
25% 182 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.8
1-Core 45.6
2-Core 92.4
43% 67.6 Pts
4-Core 148
8-Core 170
21% 159 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 57
1-Core 45.9
2-Core 91.4
40% 64.8 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 171
24% 172 Pts
64-Core 169
11% 169 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 47.8
1-Core 46.4
2-Core 90.2
37% 61.5 Pts
4-Core 185
8-Core 172
25% 178 Pts
64-Core 161
11% 161 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 52.6
1-Core 45.3
2-Core 90.9
39% 62.9 Pts
4-Core 142
8-Core 126
19% 134 Pts
64-Core 152
10% 152 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 1.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 35.9
1-Core 16.3
2-Core 33
20% 28.4 Pts
4-Core 56.7
8-Core 39.7
7% 48.2 Pts
64-Core 56.1
4% 56.1 Pts
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Typical Core2 Quad Q8200 Builds (Compare 44,147 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: 54% - Above average Total price: $77

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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

11 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

6 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

4 months ago.

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


Excellent

11 months ago.

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


Good

10 months ago.

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


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