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Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz 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 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz Good for Gaming?

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Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA775

Clockspeed: 2.5 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 95 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 2 x 2048 KB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8300 @ 2.50GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8300 @ 2.50GHz, Intel Core2 Quad CPU Q8300 @ 2.50GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2009

CPUmark/$Price: 14.48

Overall Rank: 2902

Last Price Change: $130.00 USD (2023-02-10)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1883

Single Thread Rating: 1060
Samples: 2083*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 2,825
Thread: 1,041

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz

Integer Math9,068 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math5,199 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers7 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting5,559 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption501.9 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression41,722 KBytes/Sec
Physics143 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions726 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,060 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 21st of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 14th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 14th of April 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
NewEgg.com$130.00 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 21st of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,341
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,365
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,645
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,577
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,021
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,912
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,323
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,768
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,432
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,184
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
1,883
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 21st of April 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.81
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.61
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.09
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.19
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.11
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.71
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.43
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
14.48
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 21st of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,635
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,036
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,929
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,839
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,704
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
1,060
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2070183 - Apr 05 2024
1429
BL2050504 - Mar 13 2024
1901
BL2044131 - Mar 07 2024
2036
BL2020254 - Feb 09 2024
1380
BL1996512 - Jan 14 2024
2002
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
As of 21st of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
1,883
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
2,073 (+10.1%)
AMD Phenom II X4 910 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
1,776 (-5.7%)
AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
1,722 (-8.6%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 @ 2.66GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
2,099 (+11.5%)
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
1,535 (-18.5%)
AMD Athlon II X3 435 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
1,644 (-12.7%)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
1,610 (-14.5%)
AMD A6-3650 APU vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
2,049 (+8.8%)
AMD A8-3800 APU vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
2,015 (+7.0%)
AMD Athlon 5350 APU vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
1,785 (-5.2%)
AMD Phenom 9450e Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
1,455 (-22.7%)
AMD Phenom II X4 805 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
1,959 (+4.0%)

Is the Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 21st of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,624
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,256
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,070
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,571
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,403
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,176
Intel Core i9-14900KF
7,991
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,883
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,794
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,535
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,518
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
147