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Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz 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 E8500 @ 3.16GHz Good for Gaming?

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Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA775

Clockspeed: 3.2 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 Duo CPU E8500 @ 3.16GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU E8500 @ 3.16GHz, Intel Core2 Duo CPU E8500 @ 3.16GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2008

CPUmark/$Price: 11.46

Overall Rank: 3392

Last Price Change: $109.95 USD (2024-05-07)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1260

Single Thread Rating: 13202
Samples: 2456*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 2,189
Thread: 1,297
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 E8500 @ 3.16GHz

Integer Math5,405 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,271 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers10 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting3,619 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption318.9 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression26,562 KBytes/Sec
Physics155 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions444 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,320 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th of June 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 24th of June 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th 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 24th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,288
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,413
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,167
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,628
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,035
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,902
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,299
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,758
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,514
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,177
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz
1,260
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 24th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
230.66
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
162.42
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
161.17
Intel Core i9-12900K
138.99
Intel Core i9-13900K
129.95
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.67
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
54.30
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz
11.46
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 24th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,631
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,166
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
3,698
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,470
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,931
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,567
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz
1,320
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2119801 - Jun 09 2024
1002
BL2085030 - Apr 23 2024
1519
BL2083140 - Apr 21 2024
1490
BL5061056 - Apr 10 2024
1501
BL2073738 - Apr 09 2024
1429
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz
As of 24th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz
1,260
Intel Core2 Duo E7500 @ 2.93GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
1,135 (-9.9%)
AMD Athlon 7850 Dual-Core vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
1,058 (-16.0%)
Intel Pentium E5400 @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
967 (-23.3%)
AMD Athlon II X2 235e vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
1,079 (-14.4%)
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4200+ vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
716 (-43.2%)
AMD Athlon II X2 265 vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
1,265 (+0.4%)
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
1,201 (-4.7%)
Intel Core2 Duo E7600 @ 3.06GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
1,164 (-7.6%)
Intel Pentium E6500 @ 2.93GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
1,163 (-7.7%)
AMD A4-3420 APU vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
1,054 (-16.4%)
AMD Athlon 7750 Dual-Core vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
987 (-21.7%)
Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
938 (-25.6%)

Is the Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 24th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,386
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,274
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,041
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,540
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,390
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,129
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,009
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,884
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,792
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,541
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,530
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz
243