Average Bench: 41.5% (945th of 1316)

Based on 249 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000006F6 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU X6800 @ 2.93GHz
Poor: 31%Average: 41.5% Great: 47%
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 X6800 averaged 58.4% 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 69.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 42.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 X6800 is just 15.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 X6800 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 82.7Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 82.5Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 249 samples)
Min Avg Max
52 Memory 69.7 79.2
24 1-Core 42.1 50
39 2-Core 79.9 99.2
42.5% 63.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
40.9 4-Core 80.6 97.3
49.3 8-Core 82.5 97.8
11.1% 81.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
46.8 64-Core 82.7 98.6
5.5% 82.7 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.75 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.7
1-Core 54.2
2-Core 110
54% 82.7 Pts
4-Core 111
8-Core 106
15% 109 Pts
64-Core 111
8% 111 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
Memory 74
1-Core 44.9
2-Core 90.1
46% 69.7 Pts
4-Core 89.6
8-Core 90.7
12% 90.1 Pts
64-Core 89.5
6% 89.5 Pts
J1PR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.2
1-Core 30.9
2-Core 84
40% 61.7 Pts
4-Core 85.5
8-Core 84.8
12% 85.2 Pts
64-Core 85.4
6% 85.4 Pts
Socket 423, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.1
1-Core 29.8
2-Core 34.5
33% 43.8 Pts
4-Core 83
8-Core 90.4
12% 86.7 Pts
64-Core 89.3
6% 89.3 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.9
1-Core 45.7
2-Core 87.2
43% 65.9 Pts
4-Core 89.2
8-Core 89.5
12% 89.3 Pts
64-Core 91.5
6% 91.5 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 51.8
1-Core 44.1
2-Core 86
38% 60.6 Pts
4-Core 86.6
8-Core 86.2
12% 86.4 Pts
64-Core 86.4
6% 86.4 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,944,099 CPUs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $50017 days
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Typical Core2 X6800 Builds (Compare 209 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation 390

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $500

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Extreme Processor X6800 (4M Cache, 2.93 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Code NameConroe
Launch DateQ3'06
Processor NumberX6800
# of Cores2
Cache4 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography65 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.5V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.93 GHz
Bus Speed1066 MHz FSB
Max TDP75 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

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets SupportedPLGA775
Processing Die Size143 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors291 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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