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Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz 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 E8400 @ 3.00GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA775

Clockspeed: 3.0 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 CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz, Intel Core2 Duo CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2008

CPUmark/$Price: 15.59

Overall Rank: 3445

Last Price Change: $76.99 USD (2023-05-07)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1201

Single Thread Rating: 12372
Samples: 7197*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 2,078
Thread: 1,231
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 E8400 @ 3.00GHz

Integer Math5,183 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,060 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers9 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting3,380 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption303.0 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression25,169 KBytes/Sec
Physics150 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions422 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,237 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 23rd of June 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 20th of June 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 20th 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 23rd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,289
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,408
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,167
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,627
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,035
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,902
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,300
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,758
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,514
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,176
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
1,201
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 23rd 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
141.87
Intel Core i9-13900K
129.96
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.66
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
54.30
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
15.59
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 23rd 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 E8400 @ 3.00GHz
1,237
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2126897 - Jun 19 2024
913
BL2123685 - Jun 14 2024
1420
BL2102265 - May 16 2024
941
BL2102099 - May 16 2024
1325
BL2101344 - May 15 2024
1190
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
As of 23rd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
1,201
AMD Athlon 7850 Dual-Core vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,058 (-11.8%)
AMD Athlon 7750 Dual-Core vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
987 (-17.8%)
Intel Pentium E5400 @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
967 (-19.5%)
Intel Core2 Duo E8600 @ 3.33GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,374 (+14.4%)
Intel Core2 Duo E8200 @ 2.66GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,108 (-7.7%)
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 6000+ vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
934 (-22.2%)
AMD Athlon II X2 220 vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,040 (-13.4%)
AMD A6-6400K APU vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,497 (+24.7%)
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,260 (+5.0%)
Intel Pentium E6500 @ 2.93GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,163 (-3.1%)
Intel Core2 Duo E7500 @ 2.93GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,135 (-5.5%)
AMD A4-3400 APU vs Intel Core2 Duo E8400
1,081 (-9.9%)

Is the Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 23rd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,395
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,274
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,042
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,540
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,392
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,131
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,010
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,884
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,792
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,540
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,529
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
232