Average Bench: 23.2% (841st of 1196)

Based on 555 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9000 @ 2.00GHz
Poor: 17%Average: 23.2% Great: 27%
Gaming 23%
Desktop 24%
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q9000 averaged 76.8% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 36.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 69.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9000 is just 10.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad Q9000 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 132Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 130Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 555 samples)
Min Avg Max
28 1-Core 36.1 42.2
55.8 2-Core 69.8 80.5
25% 53 Pts
Min Avg Max
76.8 4-Core 127 154
86.7 8-Core 130 156
17.5% 129 Pts
Min Avg Max
82 64-Core 132 157
8.8% 132 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 40.3
2-Core 73.5
27% 56.9 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 144
20% 144 Pts
64-Core 143
10% 143 Pts
Socket 479, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 36.1
2-Core 72.4
26% 54.2 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 145
20% 145 Pts
64-Core 145
10% 145 Pts
Socket 478, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2 GHz
1-Core 37.4
2-Core 70.3
26% 53.9 Pts
4-Core 124
8-Core 128
17% 126 Pts
64-Core 136
9% 136 Pts
Socket 479, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 36.4
2-Core 72.4
26% 54.4 Pts
4-Core 121
8-Core 133
17% 127 Pts
64-Core 139
9% 139 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 28.5
2-Core 57.6
20% 43 Pts
4-Core 106
8-Core 74
13% 90.1 Pts
64-Core 78.7
5% 78.7 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2 GHz
1-Core 28.1
2-Core 54.4
20% 41.2 Pts
4-Core 70.3
8-Core 80.5
10% 75.4 Pts
64-Core 106
7% 106 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,859,080 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 14%
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Desktop 26%
Workstation 17%

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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $400

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DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q9000 (6M Cache, 2.00 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Code NamePenryn
Launch DateQ1'09
Processor NumberQ9000
# of Cores4
Cache6 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range1.050V-1.175V
Recommended Price$364.00
Clock Speed2 GHz
Bus Speed1066 MHz FSB
Max TDP45 W
FSB ParityNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Demand Based SwitchingNo


Package Size35mm x 35mm
Sockets SupportedPGA478
Processing Die Size107 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors410 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes


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