Average Bench: 38% (994th of 1265)

more Based on 5,440 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF0001067A, , 000000000001067A, AFEBFBFF0001067A, 0FABFBFF0001067A, 1FABFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8700 @ 2.53GHz
Poor: 21%Average: 38% Great: 44%
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 25%

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo P8700 averaged 61.9% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 63.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 40.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo P8700 is 22.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo P8700 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 78.9Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 78.5Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 5,440 samples)
Min Avg Max
32 Memory 63.3 72.4
15.3 1-Core 40.7 46.9
29.2 2-Core 75.6 91.2
39.5% 59.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
34 4-Core 77.1 91.1
39.8 8-Core 78.5 91.5
10.6% 77.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
35.4 64-Core 78.9 91.4
5.3% 78.9 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.6
1-Core 46.7
2-Core 85.1
44% 66.8 Pts
4-Core 90.9
8-Core 88.5
12% 89.7 Pts
64-Core 88.8
6% 88.8 Pts
Intel(R) Genuine processor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.3
1-Core 45.5
2-Core 88.9
44% 67.9 Pts
4-Core 82.1
8-Core 84
11% 83.1 Pts
64-Core 81.3
6% 81.3 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
Memory 61.8
1-Core 44.1
2-Core 79.8
40% 61.9 Pts
4-Core 74.9
8-Core 84.6
11% 79.8 Pts
64-Core 86.7
6% 86.7 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.2
1-Core 27.7
2-Core 55
34% 49 Pts
4-Core 55.8
8-Core 54.6
8% 55.2 Pts
64-Core 53.8
4% 53.8 Pts
Intel(R) Genuine processor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.4
1-Core 35.6
2-Core 64.6
36% 53.9 Pts
4-Core 71
8-Core 72.5
10% 71.8 Pts
64-Core 69.3
5% 69.3 Pts
Socket 478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 10
1-Core 8.9
2-Core 22.9
8% 13.9 Pts
4-Core 26.1
8-Core 31.3
4% 28.7 Pts
64-Core 18.1
1% 18.1 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,634,477 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation 2%
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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 Size35mm x 35mm
Sockets SupportedBGA479, PGA478
Processing Die Size107 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors410 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes


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16 months ago.

Well performing CPU even at it's age!


24 days ago.

Not the fastest but punches above its weight to age ratio even at stock clock.

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