Average Bench: 27.2% (763rd of 1197)

Based on 11,369 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: 27.2% 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 72.8% 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 81.5Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 is just 8.77%. 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 158Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 155Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,369 samples)
Min Avg Max
33.4 1-Core 40.8 43
67.6 2-Core 81.5 87.4
28.8% 61.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
101 4-Core 153 171
106 8-Core 155 173
21% 154 Pts
Min Avg Max
119 64-Core 158 173
10.6% 158 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 42.6
2-Core 84.4
30% 63.5 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 168
23% 168 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 42.5
2-Core 84
30% 63.2 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 163
23% 165 Pts
64-Core 165
11% 165 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz
1-Core 42
2-Core 82.8
29% 62.4 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 168
23% 168 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz
1-Core 40.9
2-Core 84.5
29% 62.7 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 170
23% 170 Pts
64-Core 171
12% 171 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 42.2
2-Core 83.8
30% 63 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 167
22% 165 Pts
64-Core 160
11% 160 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 42.1
2-Core 84
30% 63 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 161
21% 156 Pts
64-Core 158
11% 158 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 83.2
29% 62.5 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 160
21% 156 Pts
64-Core 160
11% 160 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz
1-Core 42.8
2-Core 83.1
30% 62.9 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 146
20% 144 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz
1-Core 34.2
2-Core 73.4
25% 53.8 Pts
4-Core 110
8-Core 109
15% 110 Pts
64-Core 148
10% 148 Pts
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Typical Core2 Quad Q8200 Builds (Compare 651 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 18%
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System: Dell Studio 540

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $71

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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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Good

1 month 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

3 months ago.

had for 10,000 years! wonderful!


Good

1 month ago.

Core2 Quad Q8200 is ver fast cpu an high power


Good

8 months ago.

BEST PROCESSOR IN INTEL QUAD CORE SERIES


Excellent

20 months ago.

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


Excellent

17 months ago.

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


Average

15 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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