Average Bench: 24.2% (827th of 1206)

Based on 680 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T9900 @ 3.06GHz
Poor: 10%Average: 24.2% Great: 28%
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T9900 averaged 75.7% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 49.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 94.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T9900 is just 17.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo T9900 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 96.2Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 96.4Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 680 samples)
Min Avg Max
17.3 1-Core 49.7 56.6
33.1 2-Core 94.2 111
34.2% 72 Pts
Min Avg Max
31.6 4-Core 94.8 111
38.1 8-Core 96.4 111
13% 95.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
36.7 64-Core 96.2 111
6.5% 96.2 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 55.4
2-Core 109
39% 82.4 Pts
4-Core 109
8-Core 109
15% 109 Pts
64-Core 105
7% 105 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50.5
2-Core 106
36% 78.3 Pts
4-Core 106
8-Core 108
15% 107 Pts
64-Core 106
7% 106 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 51.1
2-Core 83.6
33% 67.3 Pts
4-Core 103
8-Core 104
14% 104 Pts
64-Core 105
7% 105 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 51.1
2-Core 66.3
30% 58.7 Pts
4-Core 81.5
8-Core 95.9
12% 88.7 Pts
64-Core 89.4
6% 89.4 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz
1-Core 49.5
2-Core 95.4
34% 72.4 Pts
4-Core 70.7
8-Core 88.3
10% 79.5 Pts
64-Core 40
3% 40 Pts
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Typical Core2 Duo T9900 Builds (Compare 1,725 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 30%
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Workstation
Workstation 14%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 26% - Poor Total price: $227

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor T9900 (6M Cache, 3.06 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Code NamePenryn
Launch DateQ2'09
Processor NumberT9900
# of Cores2
Cache6 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range1.050V-1.2125V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed3.06 GHz
Bus Speed1066 MHz FSB
Max TDP35 W

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size35mm
Sockets SupportedBGA479, PGA478
Processing Die Size107 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors410 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

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13 months ago.

The most powerful and very efficient Core 2 Duo CPU, better than the X9100. I love it ever since I upgraded from P8700. Although small, the performance boost in noticeable.


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