Average Bench: 19.5% (912th of 1173)

more Based on 4,449 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF0001067A, , 000000000001067A, AFEBFBFF0001067A, 0FABFBFF0001067A, 1FABFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8700 @ 2.53GHz
Poor: 11%Average: 19.5% Great: 22%
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 25%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 11%
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Terrible average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo P8700 averaged 80.5% 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

Single Core Integer Speed 55.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 41Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo P8700 is just 11.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo P8700 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 64Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 80.4Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,449 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.3 SC Int 55.4 63.2
16 SC Float 32.7 37.2
20 SC Mixed 41 47.1
34.5% 43 Pts
Min Avg Max
50.9 QC Int 106 124
34.7 QC Float 62.2 72.2
39.2 QC Mixed 78.3 91.3
18.8% 82.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
56.4 MC Int 109 124
32.2 MC Float 64 72.2
40.9 MC Mixed 80.4 91.5
12.8% 84.4 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
SC Int 64.6
SC Float 37.3
SC Mixed 46.9
40% 49.6 Pts
QC Int 123
QC Float 72.3
QC Mixed 91.2
22% 95.6 Pts
MC Int 124
MC Float 72.6
MC Mixed 92
15% 96.3 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
SC Int 62.2
SC Float 36.7
SC Mixed 46.6
39% 48.5 Pts
QC Int 122
QC Float 71.7
QC Mixed 91
22% 95 Pts
MC Int 123
MC Float 71.9
MC Mixed 91.1
14% 95.2 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
SC Int 61.2
SC Float 37.8
SC Mixed 47.3
39% 48.8 Pts
QC Int 120
QC Float 71.2
QC Mixed 90.2
21% 93.8 Pts
MC Int 117
MC Float 67.5
MC Mixed 83.8
14% 89.4 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 61.8
SC Float 36.8
SC Mixed 46.4
39% 48.3 Pts
QC Int 124
QC Float 71.7
QC Mixed 90.1
22% 95.2 Pts
MC Int 121
MC Float 71.4
MC Mixed 90.1
14% 94.3 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 58
SC Float 34.7
SC Mixed 41.8
36% 44.8 Pts
QC Int 107
QC Float 64
QC Mixed 77.3
19% 82.6 Pts
MC Int 112
MC Float 64.1
MC Mixed 83.7
13% 86.6 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
SC Int 59.5
SC Float 35.8
SC Mixed 45.1
38% 46.8 Pts
QC Int 93.3
QC Float 58.3
QC Mixed 58.8
16% 70.1 Pts
MC Int 114
MC Float 66.8
MC Mixed 84.9
14% 88.4 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 1 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
SC Int 51
SC Float 24.2
SC Mixed 22.3
26% 32.5 Pts
QC Int 44
QC Float 25.1
QC Mixed 32.4
8% 33.8 Pts
MC Int 56.5
MC Float 32.3
MC Mixed 43.9
7% 44.2 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
SC Int 12.4
SC Float 7.9
SC Mixed 9.6
8% 9.97 Pts
QC Int 26.2
QC Float 15.5
QC Mixed 19.5
5% 20.4 Pts
MC Int 24.7
MC Float 15.2
MC Mixed 19.6
3% 19.8 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 29%
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Workstation
Workstation 14%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor P8700 (3M Cache, 2.53 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Code NamePenryn
Launch DateQ4'08
Processor NumberP8700
# of Cores2
Cache3 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range1.00V - 1.25V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.53 GHz
Bus Speed1066 MHz FSB
Max TDP25 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
Processing Die Size107 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors410 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

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Excellent

2 months ago.

Well performing CPU even at it's age!


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