Average Bench: 23.7% (830th of 1196)

more Based on 21,351 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF0001067A, , 0000000FFF800800, 00050400000607D0, AFEBFBFF0001067A, 0FABFBFF0001067A, 1FABFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7500 @ 2.93GHz
Poor: 14%Average: 23.7% Great: 27%
Gaming 24%
Desktop 29%
Workstation 11%
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Very poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo E7500 averaged 76.2% 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.


Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 48.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 91.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo E7500 is just 12.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo E7500 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 96.1Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 95Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 21,351 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.1 1-Core 48.5 53.6
49.9 2-Core 91.8 107
33.3% 70.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
55.9 4-Core 93.5 107
57.6 8-Core 95 107
12.9% 94.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
57.3 64-Core 96.1 106
6.4% 96.1 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
1-Core 52.9
2-Core 105
37% 78.9 Pts
4-Core 104
8-Core 104
14% 104 Pts
64-Core 105
7% 105 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
1-Core 52.8
2-Core 102
37% 77.4 Pts
4-Core 103
8-Core 103
14% 103 Pts
64-Core 104
7% 104 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
1-Core 52.1
2-Core 102
36% 77.2 Pts
4-Core 103
8-Core 102
14% 102 Pts
64-Core 99.9
7% 99.9 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
1-Core 51.2
2-Core 103
36% 77.1 Pts
4-Core 102
8-Core 103
14% 103 Pts
64-Core 103
7% 103 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 51.5
2-Core 101
36% 76.4 Pts
4-Core 99.5
8-Core 97.4
14% 98.4 Pts
64-Core 102
7% 102 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
1-Core 48.1
2-Core 102
35% 75 Pts
4-Core 104
8-Core 91.3
14% 97.7 Pts
64-Core 101
7% 101 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz
1-Core 52.3
2-Core 91.2
34% 71.8 Pts
4-Core 76.6
8-Core 92.8
11% 84.7 Pts
64-Core 97.2
6% 97.2 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 48.6
2-Core 74.4
30% 61.5 Pts
4-Core 82.3
8-Core 95.6
12% 88.9 Pts
64-Core 94.2
6% 94.2 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,857,890 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 11%
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Desktop 29%
Workstation 14%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 780

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 28% - Poor Total price: $141

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DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor E7500 (3M Cache, 2.93 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Code NameWolfdale
Launch DateQ1'09
Processor NumberE7500
# of Cores2
Cache3 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended Price$125.00
Clock Speed2.93 GHz
Bus Speed1066 MHz FSB
Max TDP65 W
FSB ParityNo

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)See Ordering Info
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Demand Based SwitchingNo


Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets SupportedLGA775
Processing Die Size82 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors228 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo


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2 days ago.

Nov 2019 - Business Computer Pros: Been operating for basically 5years straight for 24hours a day, 7days a week. Cons: Struggles to run Win7 in a prebuilt Dell PC with 4GB of ram. Company software barely functional. Office 360 and Outlook 360 lag. Chrome tabs are a quick way to kill it. Just forget multitasking.


2 months ago.

I have it since 6 Years and it stil works (But don't buy it! Its to old!)


18 months ago.

Use it at work. Its ok for emails other than that :'(


15 months ago.

anyone who says it is not overclockable, it IS in fact overclockable. you just need a compatible motherboard. (Asus's P5KPL-AM for example.) 3.37GHz with +150mv runs as stable as stock.


4 months ago.

Probably the best value performance CPU you can get back then. It's still used commonly for office PC at this day provided you install SSD first to cover very weak processor performance!


2 months ago.

La CPU è ancora discreta con Windows 10 a 64 bit


2 months ago.

good starting cpu


1 month ago.

oc to 3.75 and u can run mosta games


22 months ago.

Low temp, easy overclockeable and fast!

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