Average Bench: 45.4% (827th of 1265)

Based on 16,385 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: 45.4% 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 54.5% 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 65.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 40.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 is just 18%. 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 154Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 152Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,385 samples)
Min Avg Max
45 Memory 65.3 75.8
33.8 1-Core 40.9 44.5
58.8 2-Core 80.6 90.1
40.9% 62.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
88.3 4-Core 150 172
96.3 8-Core 152 174
20.6% 151 Pts
Min Avg Max
104 64-Core 154 176
10.3% 154 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, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.6
1-Core 42.6
2-Core 84.7
44% 66.6 Pts
4-Core 165
8-Core 166
23% 166 Pts
64-Core 158
11% 158 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.6
1-Core 42
2-Core 83.5
44% 65.7 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 159
22% 162 Pts
64-Core 164
11% 164 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.6
1-Core 42.1
2-Core 82.4
43% 64.7 Pts
4-Core 161
8-Core 160
22% 161 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 69.4
1-Core 41
2-Core 79.3
42% 63.2 Pts
4-Core 138
8-Core 144
19% 141 Pts
64-Core 143
10% 143 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 58.1
1-Core 42.3
2-Core 83.9
39% 61.4 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 165
22% 164 Pts
64-Core 162
11% 162 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.35 GHz
Memory 63.1
1-Core 40.1
2-Core 49
36% 50.7 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 116
16% 117 Pts
64-Core 104
7% 104 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,600,508 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core2 Quad Q8200 Builds (Compare 19,587 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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Poor

22 days 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.

Core2 Quad Q8200 is ver fast cpu an high power


Good

18 months ago.

BEST PROCESSOR IN INTEL QUAD CORE SERIES


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Average

2 years 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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