Average Bench: 41.6% (900th of 1257)

Based on 3,357 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000006FB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E6850 @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 29%Average: 41.6% Great: 47%
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop 48%
Workstation 28%

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo E6850 averaged 58.3% 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 69.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 43.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo E6850 is just 17.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo E6850 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 84.4Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 84.1Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 3,357 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.8 Memory 69.5 79
27.7 1-Core 43.1 47.3
47.1 2-Core 82 94.1
42.9% 64.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
51.4 4-Core 83 93.9
56.4 8-Core 84.1 94.3
11.4% 83.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
55.6 64-Core 84.4 94.3
5.7% 84.4 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 74.2
1-Core 47.2
2-Core 93.7
47% 71.7 Pts
4-Core 93.1
8-Core 92.7
13% 92.9 Pts
64-Core 95.7
6% 95.7 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.2
1-Core 43.1
2-Core 77.5
44% 64.9 Pts
4-Core 80.4
8-Core 77.9
11% 79.2 Pts
64-Core 76.8
5% 76.8 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 67.2
1-Core 45.2
2-Core 80.1
42% 64.2 Pts
4-Core 85.9
8-Core 84.3
12% 85.1 Pts
64-Core 88.5
6% 88.5 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.1
1-Core 46.3
2-Core 93.5
44% 68.3 Pts
4-Core 87.8
8-Core 89.6
12% 88.7 Pts
64-Core 92
6% 92 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 58
1-Core 45.3
2-Core 74
39% 59.1 Pts
4-Core 89.3
8-Core 84.6
12% 86.9 Pts
64-Core 91.4
6% 91.4 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 46.7
1-Core 13.3
2-Core 38.9
23% 33 Pts
4-Core 48.2
8-Core 64.4
7% 56.3 Pts
64-Core 64.7
4% 64.7 Pts
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Gaming 5%
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Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 4%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 755

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $81

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DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor E6850 (4M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
Code NameConroe
Launch DateQ3'07
Processor NumberE6850
# of Cores2
Cache4 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography65 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.5V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed3 GHz
Bus Speed1333 MHz FSB
Max TDP65 W
FSB ParityNo

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

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


Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets SupportedPLGA775
Processing Die Size143 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors291 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes


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