Average Bench: 46.3% (877th of 1355)

Based on 19,597 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: 35%Average: 46.3% Great: 53%
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 averaged 53.7% 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 64Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 44.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 is just 18.4%. 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 170Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 169Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,597 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.3 Memory 64 75.3
37 1-Core 44.5 46.7
68.8 2-Core 88.4 93
42.2% 65.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
105 4-Core 167 185
116 8-Core 169 186
23% 168 Pts
Min Avg Max
123 64-Core 170 186
11.4% 170 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
Memory 66.9
1-Core 45.8
2-Core 91.8
44% 68.2 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 184
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.5
1-Core 45.7
2-Core 91
44% 67.7 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 183
24% 179 Pts
64-Core 180
12% 180 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz
Memory 67.4
1-Core 37
2-Core 73.3
40% 59.2 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 146
20% 146 Pts
64-Core 146
10% 146 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz
Memory 66.8
1-Core 36.9
2-Core 73.4
40% 59 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 145
20% 144 Pts
64-Core 145
10% 145 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.2
1-Core 46.4
2-Core 92.5
42% 66.4 Pts
4-Core 171
8-Core 183
24% 177 Pts
64-Core 182
12% 182 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.1
1-Core 46.7
2-Core 92.8
40% 64.9 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 185
25% 184 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,548,069 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core2 Quad Q8200 Builds (Compare 51,717 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $78

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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

18 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

13 months ago.

BEST PROCESSOR IN INTEL QUAD CORE SERIES


Excellent

4 years ago.

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


Excellent

11 months ago.

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


Excellent

18 months ago.

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


Good

17 months ago.

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


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