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Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA775

Clockspeed: 3.0 GHz

Cores: 2 Threads: 2

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 1 x 6144 KB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz, Intel Core2 Duo CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2008

CPUmark/$Price: 15.55

Overall Rank: 3343

Last Price Change: $76.99 USD (2023-05-07)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1197

Single Thread Rating: 12372
Samples: 7176*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 2,078
Thread: 1,231
2Single thread rating may be higher than the overall rating, thread performance is just one component of the CPU Mark.

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz

Integer Math5,174 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,059 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers9 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting3,381 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption302.1 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression25,177 KBytes/Sec
Physics150 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions420 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,237 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 28th of February 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 22nd of February 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 22nd of February 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 29th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,414
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,358
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,670
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,589
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,013
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,916
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,352
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,775
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,386
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,187
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
1,197
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 29th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.90
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.70
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.12
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.16
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.24
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.77
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.48
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
15.55
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 29th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,642
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,176
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,040
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,933
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,840
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,705
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,933
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
1,237
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2033529 - Feb 24 2024
1315
BL2031395 - Feb 22 2024
1390
BL2024159 - Feb 14 2024
1569
BL5057022 - Feb 11 2024
1724
BL2019214 - Feb 08 2024
1374
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
As of 29th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
1,197
AMD Athlon 7750 Dual-Core vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
978 (-18.3%)
Intel Pentium E5400 @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
965 (-19.4%)
Intel Pentium E5300 @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
929 (-22.4%)
Intel Core2 Duo E8600 @ 3.33GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,370 (+14.5%)
Intel Core2 Duo E8200 @ 2.66GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,108 (-7.5%)
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 6000+ vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
931 (-22.3%)
AMD Athlon II X2 220 vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,030 (-13.9%)
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,257 (+4.9%)
AMD Athlon II X2 250 vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,135 (-5.2%)
Intel Core2 Duo E7500 @ 2.93GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,131 (-5.5%)
AMD A4-3400 APU vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,081 (-9.7%)
AMD Athlon 7850 Dual-Core vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,058 (-11.6%)

Is the Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 29th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,261
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,074
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,561
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,409
Intel Core i9-14900F
8,270
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,181
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,028
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,863
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,797
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,602
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,538
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
232