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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: 15.60

Overall Rank: 3439

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

Average CPU Mark
rating
1201

Single Thread Rating: 12372
Samples: 7195*
*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 Math5,186 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,059 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers9 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting3,380 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption302.9 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression25,169 KBytes/Sec
Physics150 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions422 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,237 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 13th of June 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 13th of June 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 13th of June 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 14th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,297
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,398
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,626
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,030
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,904
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,305
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,762
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,501
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,179
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
1,201
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 14th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
208.98
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
158.90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
157.32
Intel Core i9-12900K
140.81
Intel Core i9-13900K
128.59
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.66
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
53.37
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
15.60
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 14th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,632
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,167
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,034
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,922
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,699
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,471
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,931
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
BL2102265 - May 16 2024
941
BL2102099 - May 16 2024
1325
BL2101344 - May 15 2024
1190
BL2100122 - May 13 2024
1244
BL2099369 - May 12 2024
1349
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 14th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
1,201
AMD Athlon 7850 Dual-Core vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,058 (-11.8%)
AMD Athlon 7750 Dual-Core vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
987 (-17.8%)
Intel Pentium E5400 @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
967 (-19.4%)
Intel Core2 Duo E8600 @ 3.33GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,372 (+14.3%)
Intel Core2 Duo E8200 @ 2.66GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,108 (-7.7%)
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 6000+ vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
934 (-22.2%)
AMD Athlon II X2 220 vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,040 (-13.4%)
AMD A6-6400K APU vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,497 (+24.7%)
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,260 (+5.0%)
Intel Pentium E6500 @ 2.93GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,163 (-3.1%)
Intel Core2 Duo E7500 @ 2.93GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,134 (-5.6%)
Intel Core2 Duo E7400 @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,031 (-14.2%)

Is the Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 14th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,442
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,272
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,050
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,552
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,395
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,134
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,013
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,884
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,793
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,540
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,521
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
232