Average Bench: 19.6% (896th of 1158)

more Based on 4,245 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF0001067A, , 000000000001067A, AFEBFBFF0001067A, 0FABFBFF0001067A, 1FABFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8700 @ 2.53GHz
Poor: 11%Average: 19.6% Great: 22%
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 25%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

Terrible average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo P8700 averaged 80.4% 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 55.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 41.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo P8700 is just 11.3%. 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 64.3Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 80.9Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,245 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.1 SC Int 55.5 63.3
17 SC Float 32.8 37.2
20.2 SC Mixed 41.2 47.1
34.6% 43.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
58.8 QC Int 107 124
34.6 QC Float 62.4 72.2
41 QC Mixed 78.8 91.5
18.8% 82.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
59.8 MC Int 110 124
32.1 MC Float 64.3 72.2
42.5 MC Mixed 80.9 91.5
12.9% 84.9 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, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64
SC Float 37.4
SC Mixed 46.7
40% 49.4 Pts
QC Int 119
QC Float 71.2
QC Mixed 86.4
21% 92.3 Pts
MC Int 119
MC Float 72.7
MC Mixed 91.5
14% 94.5 Pts
uFC-PGA Socket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
SC Int 60.5
SC Float 35.7
SC Mixed 44.2
38% 46.8 Pts
QC Int 120
QC Float 72.5
QC Mixed 89.2
21% 94 Pts
MC Int 116
MC Float 66.2
MC Mixed 86.1
14% 89.5 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
SC Int 61.1
SC Float 31.7
SC Mixed 44
37% 45.6 Pts
QC Int 98.1
QC Float 57.3
QC Mixed 79.3
18% 78.2 Pts
MC Int 120
MC Float 68.8
MC Mixed 88.4
14% 92.2 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 57.7
SC Float 33.5
SC Mixed 43.2
36% 44.8 Pts
QC Int 117
QC Float 66.9
QC Mixed 79.5
20% 87.9 Pts
MC Int 115
MC Float 68
MC Mixed 87.4
14% 90.2 Pts
uPGA-478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 46.7
SC Float 34
SC Mixed 42.1
33% 40.9 Pts
QC Int 116
QC Float 67
QC Mixed 78.6
20% 87.1 Pts
MC Int 114
MC Float 64.7
MC Mixed 76.4
13% 85.1 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 52.1
SC Float 31.3
SC Mixed 34.7
32% 39.4 Pts
QC Int 102
QC Float 61.5
QC Mixed 83.4
19% 82.5 Pts
MC Int 108
MC Float 63.3
MC Mixed 77.1
13% 82.7 Pts
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Typical Core2 Duo P8700 Builds (Compare 1,117 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 29%
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Workstation
Workstation 14%
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System: Dell Latitude E6400

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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

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Well performing CPU even at it's age!


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