Average Bench: 52.3% (663rd of 1255)

Based on 4,785 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00010677 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9450 @ 2.66GHz
Poor: 43%Average: 52.3% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q9450 averaged 47.7% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 73.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 48.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9450 is just 16.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad Q9450 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 185Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 184Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,785 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.4 Memory 73.6 82.9
38.6 1-Core 48.1 58.5
72.6 2-Core 95.1 117
47% 72.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
124 4-Core 181 231
137 8-Core 184 230
24.9% 182 Pts
Min Avg Max
139 64-Core 185 230
12.4% 185 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 79.5
1-Core 48.4
2-Core 96.6
49% 74.8 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 193
26% 193 Pts
64-Core 195
13% 195 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.9
1-Core 44.6
2-Core 96.4
47% 72.3 Pts
4-Core 187
8-Core 190
26% 188 Pts
64-Core 193
13% 193 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.4
1-Core 48.3
2-Core 94.8
47% 72.5 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 194
26% 192 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 75
1-Core 47.6
2-Core 95.7
47% 72.8 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 178
24% 179 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.9
1-Core 48.5
2-Core 85
45% 68.5 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 189
26% 189 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 76.7
1-Core 44.9
2-Core 90.2
47% 70.6 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 175
22% 164 Pts
64-Core 180
12% 180 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.7
1-Core 44.9
2-Core 93.3
43% 68 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 170
23% 170 Pts
64-Core 176
12% 176 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,454,303 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core2 Quad Q9450 Builds (Compare 676 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: Asus Rampage Formula

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $198

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q9450 (12M Cache, 2.66 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
Code NameYorkfield
Launch DateQ1'08
Processor NumberQ9450
# of Cores4
Cache12 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.66 GHz
Bus Speed1333 MHz FSB
Max TDP95 W
FSB ParityYes

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
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets SupportedLGA775
Processing Die Size214 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors820 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

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6 months ago.

still use this processor today. running flawlessly for 9 years. abit ix38 quad motherboard and gskill 1333 ram, 8gb ddr2. rx470 graphics card and intel ssd. she remains my only and primary system. uptime= pretty much all the time for 9 years. replaced three power supplies over the years. using Corsair CX Series 750 Watt 80 Plus for past year and no problems. love this system. bulletproof.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Easy to upgrade to a higher standard 2,67 to 3,2 is easy peasy


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