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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?

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

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: 23.92

Overall Rank: 2951

Last Price Change: $79.10 USD (2024-05-07)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1892

Single Thread Rating: 1060
Samples: 2089*
*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 Math9,108 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math5,209 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers7 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting5,573 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption504.3 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression41,836 KBytes/Sec
Physics144 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions730 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,060 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 22nd of June 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 17th of June 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 17th of June 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$79.10 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 22nd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,288
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,410
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,168
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,627
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,034
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,902
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,300
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,759
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,514
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,176
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
1,892
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 22nd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
211.44
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
162.42
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
161.17
Intel Core i9-12900K
141.11
Intel Core i9-13900K
129.51
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.66
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
53.82
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
23.92
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 22nd 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 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
1,060
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2116216 - Jun 04 2024
2123
BL2115696 - Jun 03 2024
2177
BL2114764 - Jun 02 2024
2164
BL2097982 - May 10 2024
2229
BL2090702 - May 01 2024
2494
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 22nd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
1,892
Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 @ 2.33GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
1,777 (-6.1%)
AMD Phenom II X3 720 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
1,554 (-17.9%)
AMD Phenom II X4 965 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
2,624 (+38.7%)
AMD Phenom II X4 820 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
2,086 (+10.2%)
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
1,535 (-18.9%)
AMD Athlon II X4 645 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
2,347 (+24.0%)
AMD A8-3850 APU vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
2,361 (+24.8%)
AMD Phenom II X4 850 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
2,361 (+24.8%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
2,341 (+23.7%)
AMD A8-3870K APU vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
2,302 (+21.6%)
Intel Core i3-3220 @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
2,262 (+19.5%)
AMD Athlon II X4 630 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q8300
2,141 (+13.1%)

Is the Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 22nd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,425
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,274
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,041
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,542
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,392
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,131
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,009
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,884
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,792
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,541
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,528
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz
147