Average Bench: 38.3% (1024th of 1323)

more Based on 7,170 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF0001067A, , 000000000001067A, AFEBFBFF0001067A, 0FABFBFF0001067A, 1FABFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8700 @ 2.53GHz
Poor: 25%Average: 38.3% Great: 44%
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 26%

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo P8700 averaged 61.7% 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 63.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 40.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo P8700 is just 18.5%. 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 79.2Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 78.5Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 7,170 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.8 Memory 63.7 72.5
16.2 1-Core 40.6 47.3
33.3 2-Core 75.9 91.5
39.7% 60.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
38.1 4-Core 77.6 91.5
37.3 8-Core 78.5 91.5
10.6% 78 Pts
Min Avg Max
40.4 64-Core 79.2 91.6
5.3% 79.2 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
Memory 71.3
1-Core 47.9
2-Core 99.2
47% 72.8 Pts
4-Core 97.5
8-Core 99.6
13% 98.6 Pts
64-Core 99
7% 99 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.3
1-Core 44.8
2-Core 94.3
45% 70.1 Pts
4-Core 91.5
8-Core 96.6
13% 94.1 Pts
64-Core 94.1
6% 94.1 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.2
1-Core 52.3
2-Core 66.3
44% 63.3 Pts
4-Core 76.4
8-Core 95.4
11% 85.9 Pts
64-Core 78.5
5% 78.5 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
Memory 68.8
1-Core 48
2-Core 93.2
45% 70 Pts
4-Core 91.9
8-Core 95
13% 93.4 Pts
64-Core 96.9
6% 96.9 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.3
1-Core 48.7
2-Core 97.5
44% 69.8 Pts
4-Core 97.6
8-Core 98
13% 97.8 Pts
64-Core 101
7% 101 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 42.1
1-Core 49.3
2-Core 86.9
36% 59.4 Pts
4-Core 78.6
8-Core 89.5
11% 84.1 Pts
64-Core 80.8
5% 80.8 Pts
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Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation 2%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $72

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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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Well performing CPU even at it's age!


15 months ago.

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

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