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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: 16.02

Overall Rank: 2836

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

Average CPU Mark
rating
2065

Single Thread Rating: 1144
Samples: 1630*
*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 Math9,895 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math5,625 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers7 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting6,104 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption547.4 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression46,268 KBytes/Sec
Physics146 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions808 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,144 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 15th of June 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 14th of June 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 14th 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 15th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,288
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,403
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,172
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
18,306
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,760
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,503
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,178
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz
2,065
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 15th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
208.96
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
159.31
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
157.32
Intel Core i9-12900K
138.01
Intel Core i9-13900K
129.13
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.66
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
53.37
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz
16.02
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 15th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,631
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
2,567
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz
1,144
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2119678 - Jun 09 2024
1598
BL2118335 - Jun 07 2024
1579
BL2106869 - May 22 2024
2327
BL2106094 - May 21 2024
1827
BL2090259 - Apr 30 2024
1221
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 15th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz
2,065
AMD Phenom II X4 910 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
1,776 (-14.0%)
AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
1,712 (-17.1%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 @ 2.66GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
2,099 (+1.7%)
AMD Athlon II X3 435 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
1,644 (-20.4%)
Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.67GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
2,536 (+22.8%)
AMD Athlon II X4 651 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
2,530 (+22.6%)
AMD Phenom II X4 955 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
2,511 (+21.6%)
AMD Phenom II X4 945 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
2,381 (+15.3%)
AMD A6-3650 APU vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
2,063 (-0.1%)
AMD A8-3800 APU vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
2,044 (-1.0%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
1,892 (-8.3%)
AMD Athlon II X3 450 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
1,833 (-11.2%)

Is the Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 15th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,438
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,272
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,048
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,552
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,394
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,135
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,011
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,884
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,791
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,540
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,522
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz
155