Average Bench: 47.8% (816th of 1323)

Based on 9,931 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010677, BFEBFBFF00010676, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9300 @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 47.8% Great: 55%
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 averaged 52.2% 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 67.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 44.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 is just 17.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 167Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 167Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,931 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.6 Memory 67.5 78
35.8 1-Core 44.1 50.3
65.9 2-Core 87.1 101
43.1% 66.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
101 4-Core 164 198
116 8-Core 167 199
22.6% 166 Pts
Min Avg Max
111 64-Core 167 200
11.2% 167 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.9
1-Core 59.4
2-Core 117
54% 85.1 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 235
32% 235 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.1
1-Core 49.8
2-Core 99.6
49% 75.2 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 195
27% 197 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.6
1-Core 48.4
2-Core 99.3
49% 74.8 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 190
26% 191 Pts
64-Core 193
13% 193 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.9
1-Core 49.2
2-Core 99.2
48% 73.8 Pts
4-Core 195
8-Core 195
27% 195 Pts
64-Core 195
13% 195 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.1
1-Core 48.7
2-Core 95.9
45% 70.2 Pts
4-Core 187
8-Core 169
25% 178 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 66
1-Core 46.9
2-Core 88.3
43% 67.1 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 186
25% 185 Pts
64-Core 187
12% 187 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 60.3
1-Core 49.1
2-Core 94.9
43% 68.1 Pts
4-Core 199
8-Core 196
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 198
13% 198 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 60
1-Core 49.3
2-Core 99.7
43% 69.7 Pts
4-Core 197
8-Core 192
27% 194 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
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Typical Core2 Quad Q9300 Builds (Compare 44,329 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $98

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q9300 (6M Cache, 2.50 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
Code NameYorkfield
Launch DateQ1'08
Processor NumberQ9300
# of Cores4
Cache6 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended Price$200.00
Clock Speed2.5 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 Size164 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors456 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

11 months ago.

its a really slow CPU in 2017 and will definitely be upgrading when i can


Excellent

11 months ago.

Acceptable for esport titles, better than a q6600 in terms of power consumption.


Excellent

5 months ago.

its my best procesor for socket 775


Excellent

3 years ago.

i has oooooooooooone i looovvvve itttttt woooooooooooooooooo i is high on stuff


Excellent

3 years ago.

Best old processor.


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