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Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz vs AMD Phenom II X2 545

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

×Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz×AMD Phenom II X2 545+ ADD
Price$129.951$43.981
Socket TypeLGA775AM2+/AM3
CPU ClassDesktopDesktop
Clockspeed3.2 GHz3.0 GHz
Turbo SpeedNot SupportedNot Supported
# of Physical Cores2 (Threads: 2)2 (Threads: 2)
Max TDP65W80W
Yearly Running Cost$11.86$14.60
First Seen on ChartQ4 2008Q2 2009
# of Samples231081
Cross-Platform Rating37770
Single Thread Rating134631171
CPU Mark12661178
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3 - Single thread rating may be higher than the overall rating, thread performance is just one component of the CPU Mark.

CPU Mark Rating
As of 13th of August 2020 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz
1,266
AMD Phenom II X2 545
1,178
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price)
As of 13th of August 2020 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz
9.74
AMD Phenom II X2 545
26.79
CPU Single Thread Rating
As of 13th of August 2020 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz
1,346
AMD Phenom II X2 545
1,171

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.
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Max TDP65W80W
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Shown CPU power usage is based on linear interpolation of Max TDP (i.e. max load). Actual CPU power profile may vary.