Average Bench: 43% (910th of 1316)

Based on 523 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010676, BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Extreme CPU X9100 @ 3.06GHz
Poor: 30%Average: 43% Great: 47%
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Extreme X9100 averaged 57.0% 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. Memory Latency 69.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 50.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Extreme X9100 is just 17.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Extreme X9100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 98.6Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 98.7Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 523 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.2 Memory 69.5 75.8
25.5 1-Core 50.8 58.8
46.2 2-Core 97 113
46.5% 72.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
47.5 4-Core 98.3 113
49.9 8-Core 98.7 112
13.4% 98.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
49 64-Core 98.6 114
6.6% 98.6 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz
Memory 74.6
1-Core 55.2
2-Core 109
51% 79.6 Pts
4-Core 110
8-Core 111
15% 111 Pts
64-Core 109
7% 109 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz
Memory 74
1-Core 55.3
2-Core 110
51% 79.8 Pts
4-Core 110
8-Core 110
15% 110 Pts
64-Core 111
7% 111 Pts
Socket 478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz
Memory 74.4
1-Core 54.2
2-Core 109
50% 79.1 Pts
4-Core 104
8-Core 109
14% 106 Pts
64-Core 95.8
6% 95.8 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 70
1-Core 54.5
2-Core 104
48% 76.3 Pts
4-Core 104
8-Core 103
14% 103 Pts
64-Core 103
7% 103 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.5
1-Core 39.4
2-Core 76.2
41% 61.7 Pts
4-Core 77.6
8-Core 75.7
10% 76.6 Pts
64-Core 76.7
5% 76.7 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 20.1
1-Core 39.7
2-Core 70.6
24% 43.5 Pts
4-Core 77
8-Core 74.6
10% 75.8 Pts
64-Core 68.2
5% 68.2 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,905,801 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core2 Extreme X9100 Builds (Compare 130 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Extreme Processor X9100 (6M Cache, 3.06 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Code NamePenryn
Launch DateQ3'08
Processor NumberX9100
# of Cores2
Cache6 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range1.05-1.2625V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed3.06 GHz
Bus Speed1066 MHz FSB
Max TDP44 W
FSB ParityNo

Advanced Technologies

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

Package

Package Size35 mm x 35mm
Sockets SupportedPGA478
Processing Die Size107 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors410 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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