Average Bench: 47.5% (818th of 1316)

Based on 9,823 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010677, BFEBFBFF00010676, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9300 @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 47.5% Great: 54%
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 averaged 52.4% 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 67.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 43.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 is just 17.9%. 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 166Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 165Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,823 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.3 Memory 67.4 77.9
35.7 1-Core 43.7 47.9
65.6 2-Core 86.3 95
42.9% 65.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
104 4-Core 162 183
116 8-Core 165 185
22.3% 163 Pts
Min Avg Max
112 64-Core 166 187
11.2% 166 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 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 73
1-Core 54.2
2-Core 109
50% 78.6 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 213
29% 212 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.5
1-Core 45.3
2-Core 89.8
46% 69.9 Pts
4-Core 173
8-Core 173
24% 173 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 73
1-Core 45.3
2-Core 90.4
46% 69.6 Pts
4-Core 172
8-Core 180
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.1
1-Core 44.9
2-Core 90.1
46% 69.7 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 175
23% 168 Pts
64-Core 173
12% 173 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.2
1-Core 44.5
2-Core 90.2
44% 68 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 178
24% 178 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.8
1-Core 45
2-Core 90.2
43% 67.3 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 175
24% 175 Pts
64-Core 176
12% 176 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.3
1-Core 43.6
2-Core 82.3
41% 62.7 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 103
16% 117 Pts
64-Core 112
8% 112 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 54.3
1-Core 42.3
2-Core 89.1
38% 61.9 Pts
4-Core 136
8-Core 142
19% 139 Pts
64-Core 151
10% 151 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 49.1
1-Core 26.8
2-Core 41.7
28% 39.2 Pts
4-Core 120
8-Core 111
16% 116 Pts
64-Core 155
10% 155 Pts
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Typical Core2 Quad Q9300 Builds (Compare 38,699 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $70

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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

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Excellent

7 months ago.

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


Excellent

7 months ago.

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


Excellent

1 month 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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