Average Bench: 41% (922nd of 1276)

Based on 792 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00010676 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T9500 @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 32%Average: 41% Great: 44%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T9500 averaged 58.9% 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 68.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 43.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T9500 is just 12.9%. 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 85.4Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 85Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 792 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.1 Memory 68.2 73.7
21.3 1-Core 43.6 49.3
39.9 2-Core 82.3 94
42.7% 64.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
43.2 4-Core 83.5 94.1
44.8 8-Core 85 94.2
11.5% 84.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
42.2 64-Core 85.4 94.3
5.7% 85.4 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 73
1-Core 47.2
2-Core 92.3
46% 70.8 Pts
4-Core 92
8-Core 90.5
12% 91.2 Pts
64-Core 90.1
6% 90.1 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.8
1-Core 46.7
2-Core 90.8
46% 69.8 Pts
4-Core 92.4
8-Core 92.6
13% 92.5 Pts
64-Core 91.7
6% 91.7 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.3
1-Core 48.6
2-Core 88.9
46% 69.9 Pts
4-Core 87
8-Core 91
12% 89 Pts
64-Core 92.2
6% 92.2 Pts
U10, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.6
1-Core 46.9
2-Core 94.6
46% 71 Pts
4-Core 91.2
8-Core 91.8
12% 91.5 Pts
64-Core 92.3
6% 92.3 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 71
1-Core 46.3
2-Core 88.5
45% 68.6 Pts
4-Core 92.1
8-Core 89.2
12% 90.6 Pts
64-Core 90.5
6% 90.5 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.9
1-Core 47.8
2-Core 89.4
45% 69.4 Pts
4-Core 91.3
8-Core 90.9
12% 91.1 Pts
64-Core 89.8
6% 89.8 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 71
1-Core 46.2
2-Core 90.2
45% 69.1 Pts
4-Core 88.6
8-Core 89.8
12% 89.2 Pts
64-Core 86.8
6% 86.8 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 35,872,686 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core2 Duo T9500 Builds (Compare 54 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
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System: Dell Precision M6300

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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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