Average Bench: 19.6% (940th of 1206)

more Based on 4,858 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF0001067A, , 000000000001067A, AFEBFBFF0001067A, 0FABFBFF0001067A, 1FABFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8700 @ 2.53GHz
Poor: 8%Average: 19.6% Great: 23%
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 9%
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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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 40.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 74.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo P8700 is just 15.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo P8700 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 79Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 78.2Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,858 samples)
Min Avg Max
13 1-Core 40.1 46.9
25.1 2-Core 74.8 91.1
27.3% 57.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
27.6 4-Core 76.8 91.2
30.2 8-Core 78.2 91.4
10.6% 77.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
32.2 64-Core 79 91.5
5.3% 79 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
1-Core 47.4
2-Core 92.7
33% 70.1 Pts
4-Core 92.2
8-Core 92.3
13% 92.2 Pts
64-Core 94.2
6% 94.2 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 45.3
2-Core 86.9
31% 66.1 Pts
4-Core 88.4
8-Core 86.5
12% 87.4 Pts
64-Core 86.6
6% 86.6 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 44.5
2-Core 88.2
31% 66.3 Pts
4-Core 89.7
8-Core 90.5
12% 90.1 Pts
64-Core 84.8
6% 84.8 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
1-Core 46.4
2-Core 88.2
32% 67.3 Pts
4-Core 82
8-Core 87.4
12% 84.7 Pts
64-Core 87.2
6% 87.2 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 44.8
2-Core 85.8
31% 65.3 Pts
4-Core 86.3
8-Core 85.9
12% 86.1 Pts
64-Core 89.8
6% 89.8 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 46.3
2-Core 80.6
30% 63.4 Pts
4-Core 83.3
8-Core 78.9
11% 81.1 Pts
64-Core 91.6
6% 91.6 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 43.7
2-Core 75.2
29% 59.4 Pts
4-Core 76.5
8-Core 73.3
10% 74.9 Pts
64-Core 75.3
5% 75.3 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 44.8
2-Core 47.6
24% 46.2 Pts
4-Core 56.2
8-Core 88.7
9% 72.4 Pts
64-Core 90.2
6% 90.2 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz
1-Core 4.6
2-Core 8.2
3% 6.4 Pts
4-Core 7.7
8-Core 14.8
1% 11.2 Pts
64-Core 16.4
1% 16.4 Pts
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Typical Core2 Duo P8700 Builds (Compare 1,381 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 26%
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Workstation
Workstation 13%
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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

6 months ago.

Well performing CPU even at it's age!


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