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Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz 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 Q8400 @ 2.66GHz Good for Gaming?

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Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA775

Clockspeed: 2.7 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 Q8400 @ 2.66GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8400 @ 2.66GHz, Intel Core2 Quad CPU Q8400 @ 2.66GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2009

CPUmark/$Price: 16.08

Overall Rank: 2784

Last Price Change: $128.88 USD (2021-01-23)

Average CPU Mark
rating
2073

Single Thread Rating: 1146
Samples: 1625*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 3,007
Thread: 1,101

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz

Integer Math9,953 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math5,633 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers7 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting6,125 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption547.8 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression46,447 KBytes/Sec
Physics146 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions811 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,146 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 18th of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 12th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 12th of April 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 18th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,348
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,363
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,652
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,578
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,016
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,911
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,324
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,768
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,428
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,183
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz
2,073
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 18th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.82
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.62
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.09
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.18
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.13
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.72
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.43
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz
16.08
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 18th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,636
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,037
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,928
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 Q8400 @ 2.66GHz
1,146
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2057453 - Mar 21 2024
1208
BL2052918 - Mar 16 2024
1579
BL2033912 - Feb 25 2024
2277
BL2031292 - Feb 22 2024
2342
BL2018673 - Feb 08 2024
2201
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz
As of 18th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz
2,073
Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.67GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
2,533 (+22.2%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
1,883 (-9.2%)
AMD Phenom II X4 910 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
1,776 (-14.3%)
AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
1,722 (-16.9%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 @ 2.66GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
2,099 (+1.3%)
AMD Athlon II X3 435 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
1,644 (-20.7%)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
1,610 (-22.3%)
AMD Phenom II X4 955 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
2,508 (+21.0%)
AMD Phenom II X4 945 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
2,378 (+14.7%)
AMD A6-3650 APU vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
2,049 (-1.1%)
AMD A8-3800 APU vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
2,015 (-2.8%)
AMD Athlon 5350 APU vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
1,783 (-14.0%)

Is the Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 18th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,626
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,257
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,071
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,569
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,404
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,173
Intel Core i9-14900KF
7,992
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,883
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,795
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,573
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,533
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz
155