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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?

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

Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA775

Clockspeed: 3.2 GHz

Cores: 2 Threads: 2

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache Size: L1: 128 KB, L2: 6.0 MB, L3: 0 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8500 @ 3.16GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU E8500 @ 3.16GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2008

CPUmark/$Price: 9.57

Overall Rank: 2756

Last Price Change: $129.95 USD (2020-05-18)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1244

Single Thread Rating: 13242
Samples: 2404*
*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 Math5,374 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,269 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers9 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting4 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption309.5 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression26.1 MBytes/Sec
Physics156 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions434 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,324 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 6th of December 2022.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 3rd of December 2022
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 3rd of December 2022.
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


Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1688293 - Dec 06 2022
825
BL1657289 - Oct 26 2022
1416
BL1652159 - Oct 19 2022
1139
BL1652095 - Oct 19 2022
1139
BL1640931 - Oct 03 2022
807
Popular comparisons for Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz
As of 6th of December 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz
1,244
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
1,172 (-5.8%)
Intel Core2 Duo E7500 @ 2.93GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
1,113 (-10.6%)
AMD Athlon 7850 Dual-Core vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
1,037 (-16.6%)
AMD Athlon II X2 235e vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
1,071 (-13.9%)
Intel Core2 Duo E7600 @ 3.06GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
1,134 (-8.8%)
AMD A4-3420 APU vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
1,080 (-13.1%)
AMD Athlon 7750 Dual-Core vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
951 (-23.6%)
Intel Pentium E5400 @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
938 (-24.6%)
Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
919 (-26.1%)
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5600+ vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
912 (-26.7%)
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4200+ vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
679 (-45.4%)
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4800+ vs Intel Core2 Duo E8500
652 (-47.6%)


Is the Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 6th of December 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,732
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,724
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,086
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,807
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,682
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,631
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,513
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,477
Intel Core i7-13700KF
6,330
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X
6,204
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
6,008
Intel Core i9-12900K
5,823
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz
244