Average Bench: 29.5% (707th of 1173)

Based on 10,933 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: 22%Average: 29.5% Great: 32%
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 averaged 70.4% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 206Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 55.2Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 is just 9.97%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 125Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 156Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,933 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.2 SC Int 55.2 57.9
27.8 SC Float 32.5 33.8
35.1 SC Mixed 41 42.8
34.4% 42.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
137 QC Int 206 230
84.1 QC Float 121 134
100 QC Mixed 152 170
36.4% 160 Pts
Min Avg Max
156 MC Int 213 232
97.5 MC Float 125 136
115 MC Mixed 156 171
25% 165 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 57.7
SC Float 33.4
SC Mixed 42.6
36% 44.6 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 128
QC Mixed 169
40% 175 Pts
MC Int 231
MC Float 135
MC Mixed 170
27% 179 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 57.3
SC Float 33.7
SC Mixed 42.3
36% 44.4 Pts
QC Int 223
QC Float 132
QC Mixed 166
40% 174 Pts
MC Int 230
MC Float 133
MC Mixed 166
27% 176 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 56.9
SC Float 31.7
SC Mixed 42.3
35% 43.6 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 131
QC Mixed 165
40% 175 Pts
MC Int 229
MC Float 134
MC Mixed 165
27% 176 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 56.9
SC Float 33.3
SC Mixed 40.4
35% 43.5 Pts
QC Int 223
QC Float 127
QC Mixed 166
39% 172 Pts
MC Int 222
MC Float 130
MC Mixed 166
26% 172 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 56.8
SC Float 33.4
SC Mixed 42.2
35% 44.1 Pts
QC Int 224
QC Float 129
QC Mixed 163
39% 172 Pts
MC Int 222
MC Float 131
MC Mixed 165
26% 173 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz
SC Int 55.4
SC Float 32.4
SC Mixed 40.7
34% 42.8 Pts
QC Int 204
QC Float 122
QC Mixed 154
36% 160 Pts
MC Int 211
MC Float 126
MC Mixed 158
25% 165 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 49.7
SC Float 30.1
SC Mixed 37.3
31% 39 Pts
QC Int 154
QC Float 98.5
QC Mixed 132
29% 128 Pts
MC Int 190
MC Float 111
MC Mixed 126
22% 142 Pts
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Typical Core2 Quad Q8200 Builds (Compare 590 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Dell Studio 540

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $69

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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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7 months ago.

It only list this as a release from q1 2014 but i bought an earlier version of a q8200 so this bench sucks


Good

4 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

15 hrs ago.

had for 10,000 years! wonderful!


Good

3 months ago.

Core2 Quad Q8200 is ver fast cpu an high power


Good

4 months ago.

BEST PROCESSOR IN INTEL QUAD CORE SERIES


Excellent

16 months ago.

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


Excellent

13 months ago.

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


Average

11 months ago.

Placed nowadays in the Core 2 Quad Q6600 perfomance, with a lower power draw and a lower cache as disvantage its and okay CPU that begans to age. This CPU was shipped in many mid-end prebuilt systems back in 2008. Most AAA games will suffer a poor perfomance when compared to a same clocked first generation desktop Core i5 CPU, if you're considering this as an upgrade the Xeon E5450 or X5450 will deliver higher perfomance for a similar price, check if your system is compatible.


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