Average Bench: 41.1% (952nd of 1314)

Based on 850 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00010676 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T9500 @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 32%Average: 41.1% Great: 44%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T9500 averaged 58.8% 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. Memory Latency 68.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 43.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T9500 is just 12.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo T9500 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 85.7Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 85.4Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 850 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.3 Memory 68.3 73.7
21.3 1-Core 43.7 49.3
40.7 2-Core 82.8 94.2
42.8% 64.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
44.4 4-Core 84 94
52 8-Core 85.4 94.2
11.5% 84.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
47.3 64-Core 85.7 94.3
5.8% 85.7 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.3
1-Core 45.1
2-Core 89.6
44% 68 Pts
4-Core 91.4
8-Core 91.6
12% 91.5 Pts
64-Core 91.3
6% 91.3 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.6
1-Core 43.3
2-Core 86.4
44% 66.4 Pts
4-Core 89.3
8-Core 87.1
12% 88.2 Pts
64-Core 84.4
6% 84.4 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.8
1-Core 41.7
2-Core 91.9
44% 67.5 Pts
4-Core 91.8
8-Core 92.6
12% 92.2 Pts
64-Core 91.6
6% 91.6 Pts
U10, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.2
1-Core 48.6
2-Core 89.6
45% 68.8 Pts
4-Core 92.7
8-Core 93.8
13% 93.2 Pts
64-Core 92.8
6% 92.8 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz
Memory 70.7
1-Core 36.1
2-Core 51.4
38% 52.7 Pts
4-Core 70.8
8-Core 71.4
10% 71.1 Pts
64-Core 71.3
5% 71.3 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.9
1-Core 46.3
2-Core 90.8
44% 67.7 Pts
4-Core 91.3
8-Core 91.4
12% 91.4 Pts
64-Core 90.1
6% 90.1 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.6
1-Core 46.8
2-Core 88.2
43% 66.2 Pts
4-Core 87
8-Core 87.5
12% 87.2 Pts
64-Core 87.4
6% 87.4 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,104,167 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core2 Duo T9500 Builds (Compare 64 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor T9500 (6M Cache, 2.60 GHz, 800 MHz FSB)
Code NamePenryn
Launch DateQ1'08
Processor NumberT9500
# of Cores2
Cache6 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range1.000V-1.250V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.6 GHz
Bus Speed800 MHz FSB
Max TDP35 W
FSB ParityNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size35mm x 35mm
Sockets SupportedBGA479, PGA478, PPGA478
Processing Die Size107 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors410 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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