Average Bench: 40.3% (947th of 1276)

Based on 1,115 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T9550 @ 2.66GHz
Poor: 24%Average: 40.3% Great: 45%
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T9550 averaged 59.6% 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 66.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 43.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T9550 is 21.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo T9550 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 82.9Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 83.6Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,115 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.6 Memory 66.9 74.1
18.9 1-Core 43.5 49.4
26.2 2-Core 81.4 96.1
42.1% 63.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
34.4 4-Core 82.7 96
37.3 8-Core 83.6 96.4
11.4% 83.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
27.3 64-Core 82.9 96.2
5.6% 82.9 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 78.3
1-Core 45.7
2-Core 70.7
45% 64.9 Pts
4-Core 86.1
8-Core 81.8
12% 83.9 Pts
64-Core 89.3
6% 89.3 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.2
1-Core 47.3
2-Core 94.3
46% 71.3 Pts
4-Core 94.6
8-Core 94.7
13% 94.6 Pts
64-Core 96
6% 96 Pts
uPGA-478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.2
1-Core 48.8
2-Core 91
46% 70.7 Pts
4-Core 93.3
8-Core 92.7
13% 93 Pts
64-Core 93.1
6% 93.1 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 72.7
1-Core 45.4
2-Core 89.1
45% 69.1 Pts
4-Core 89.8
8-Core 90
12% 89.9 Pts
64-Core 91.8
6% 91.8 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.9
1-Core 39.2
2-Core 92.6
44% 67.9 Pts
4-Core 93.5
8-Core 95.3
13% 94.4 Pts
64-Core 92.2
6% 92.2 Pts
Socket 478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.3
1-Core 47.3
2-Core 81.9
45% 67.2 Pts
4-Core 86.3
8-Core 91.1
12% 88.7 Pts
64-Core 91.3
6% 91.3 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 72.2
1-Core 37.7
2-Core 68.7
41% 59.5 Pts
4-Core 71.3
8-Core 62.8
9% 67.1 Pts
64-Core 72.8
5% 72.8 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 67.8
1-Core 38.3
2-Core 92.1
42% 66.1 Pts
4-Core 95.5
8-Core 76.6
12% 86.1 Pts
64-Core 92.2
6% 92.2 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor T9550 (6M Cache, 2.66 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Code NamePenryn
Launch DateQ4'08
Processor NumberT9550
# of Cores2
Cache6 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range1.050V-1.212V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.66 GHz
Bus Speed1066 MHz FSB
Max TDP35 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

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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