Average Bench: 48.8% (755th of 1255)

Based on 8,146 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010677, BFEBFBFF00010676, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9300 @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 48.8% Great: 54%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 averaged 51.2% 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 69.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 43.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 is just 17.1%. 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 166Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,146 samples)
Min Avg Max
53 Memory 69.6 77.6
36.1 1-Core 43.9 46.6
70.3 2-Core 86.6 92.7
43.7% 66.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
100 4-Core 163 182
114 8-Core 166 184
22.5% 165 Pts
Min Avg Max
119 64-Core 167 184
11.2% 167 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.4
1-Core 44.7
2-Core 90.2
48% 72.1 Pts
4-Core 179
8-Core 178
24% 179 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 73.3
1-Core 54
2-Core 105
50% 77.5 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 210
28% 208 Pts
64-Core 205
14% 205 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.9
1-Core 45.5
2-Core 89.4
47% 70.6 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 181
25% 181 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 74
1-Core 45.5
2-Core 90.5
46% 70 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 181
25% 181 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 71.7
1-Core 45
2-Core 88.4
45% 68.4 Pts
4-Core 179
8-Core 179
24% 179 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.6
1-Core 41.6
2-Core 84.5
40% 62.6 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 169
22% 166 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 56.5
1-Core 42.4
2-Core 87.5
39% 62.1 Pts
4-Core 158
8-Core 129
20% 144 Pts
64-Core 129
9% 129 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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 Prices

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Typical Core2 Quad Q9300 Builds (Compare 64,425 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
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Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $311

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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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Terrible

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

Best old processor.


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