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Intel Core i3-3240 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz

The values for the CPUs below are determined from thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and are updated daily.

×Intel Core i3-3240 @ 3.40GHz×Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz+ ADD
Price$44.02
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Socket TypeLGA1155LGA775
CPU ClassDesktopDesktop
Clockspeed3.4 GHz2.5 GHz
Turbo SpeedNot SupportedNot Supported
# of Physical Cores2 (Threads: 4)4 (Threads: 4)
Max TDP55W95W
Yearly Running Cost$10.04$17.34
First Seen on ChartQ1 2012Q1 2009
# of Samples16021992
Cross-Platform Rating61734262
Single Thread Rating18131057
CPU Mark22761790

CPU Mark Rating
As of 19th of October 2021 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i3-3240 @ 3.40GHz
2,276
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
1,790
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price)
As of 19th of October 2021 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i3-3240 @ 3.40GHz
51.70
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
49.74
CPU Single Thread Rating
As of 19th of October 2021 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i3-3240 @ 3.40GHz
1,813
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
1,057

Estimated Energy Usage Cost
Estimated Energy Adjustable Values
Average hours of use per dayAverage CPU Utilization (0-100%)1Power cost, $ per kWh2
1Average user usage is typically low and can vary from task to task. An estimate load 25% is nominal.
2Typical power costs vary around the world. Check your last power bill for details. Values of $0.15 to $0.45 per kWh are typical.
Intel Core i3-3240 @ 3.40GHzIntel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
Max TDP55W95W
Power consumption per day (kWh)NANA
Running cost per dayNANA
Power consumption per year (kWh)NANA
Running cost per yearNANA
Shown CPU power usage is based on linear interpolation of Max TDP (i.e. max load). Actual CPU power profile may vary.