Average Bench: 41.2% (951st of 1316)

Based on 4,093 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000006FB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E6850 @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 31%Average: 41.2% Great: 47%
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 47%
Workstation 28%

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo E6850 averaged 58.7% 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 68.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 42.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo E6850 is just 16.5%. 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 83.8Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 83.8Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 4,093 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.3 Memory 68.7 79.4
26.3 1-Core 42.7 47.3
44.2 2-Core 81.2 94
42.5% 64.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
50.3 4-Core 82.8 94.3
56.1 8-Core 83.8 94.4
11.4% 83.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
55.8 64-Core 83.8 94.4
5.6% 83.8 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.1
1-Core 47.2
2-Core 92.4
47% 71.9 Pts
4-Core 90.2
8-Core 90.7
12% 90.4 Pts
64-Core 91
6% 91 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 72.8
1-Core 47.1
2-Core 92.3
46% 70.7 Pts
4-Core 92.5
8-Core 91.2
13% 91.8 Pts
64-Core 93.1
6% 93.1 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 71.7
1-Core 46.3
2-Core 94
46% 70.7 Pts
4-Core 94.4
8-Core 85.8
12% 90.1 Pts
64-Core 94.1
6% 94.1 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.3
1-Core 47.1
2-Core 94.1
45% 69.8 Pts
4-Core 91.9
8-Core 93
13% 92.4 Pts
64-Core 91.7
6% 91.7 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,346,375 CPUs tested.


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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: $86

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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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