Average Bench: 27% (777th of 1206)

Based on 11,943 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: 21%Average: 27% Great: 29%
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 averaged 73.0% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 40.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 80.6Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 is just 8.21%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 156Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 154Pts
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 11,943 samples)
Min Avg Max
34.5 1-Core 40.8 42.7
65.7 2-Core 80.6 85
28.6% 60.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
99.6 4-Core 151 170
108 8-Core 154 170
20.8% 153 Pts
Min Avg Max
112 64-Core 156 170
10.5% 156 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz
1-Core 47.4
2-Core 97.1
34% 72.2 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 194
27% 194 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz
1-Core 42.2
2-Core 84.3
30% 63.2 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 164
22% 165 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 40.6
2-Core 83
29% 61.8 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 158
22% 160 Pts
64-Core 160
11% 160 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 40.3
2-Core 83.5
29% 61.9 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 158
22% 160 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.8
2-Core 83.3
29% 62.6 Pts
4-Core 149
8-Core 162
21% 155 Pts
64-Core 149
10% 149 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.7
2-Core 83.1
29% 62.4 Pts
4-Core 131
8-Core 143
18% 137 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 38.8
2-Core 81.7
28% 60.2 Pts
4-Core 138
8-Core 150
19% 144 Pts
64-Core 150
10% 150 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 21.8
2-Core 45.2
16% 33.5 Pts
4-Core 78.1
8-Core 112
12% 94.9 Pts
64-Core 148
10% 148 Pts
11,943 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,128,478 CPUs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $4924 mins
Send price feedback
Typical Core2 Quad Q8200 Builds (Compare 716 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: Dell Studio 540

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $74

Popular Core2 Quad Q8200 systems:

How Fast Is Your CPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 2020 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 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

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

6 months ago.

had for 10,000 years! wonderful!


Good

3 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.


Good

3 months ago.

Core2 Quad Q8200 is ver fast cpu an high power


Good

10 months ago.

BEST PROCESSOR IN INTEL QUAD CORE SERIES


Excellent

23 months ago.

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


Excellent

19 months ago.

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


Average

17 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.


Your
opinion?
1206 Processors (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different CPUs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $229Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $46
Intel Core i5-9400F $155Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $370Nvidia RTX 2060 $339Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $204
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $643SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback