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Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 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 Q9400 @ 2.66GHz Good for Gaming?

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Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 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 3072 KB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9400 @ 2.66GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9400 @ 2.66GHz, Intel Core2 Quad CPU Q9400 @ 2.66GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2008

CPUmark/$Price: 55.62

Overall Rank: 2757

Last Price Change: $38.01 USD (2023-04-27)

Average CPU Mark
rating
2114

Single Thread Rating: 1137
Samples: 2440*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 3,157
Thread: 1,114

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66GHz

Integer Math10,032 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math5,614 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers9 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting6,147 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption547.9 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression46,231 KBytes/Sec
Physics163 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions802 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,137 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 18th of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 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.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$38.01 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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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 Q9400 @ 2.66GHz
2,114
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 Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66GHz
55.62
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.43
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 Q9400 @ 2.66GHz
1,137
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2074245 - Apr 10 2024
2403
BL5060852 - Apr 08 2024
2318
BL2066669 - Apr 01 2024
2389
BL2060831 - Mar 25 2024
2366
BL5059045 - Mar 20 2024
2576
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66GHz
As of 18th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66GHz
2,114
Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9400
1,971 (-6.8%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9400
1,810 (-14.4%)
AMD Phenom 9650 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9400
1,713 (-19.0%)
AMD Phenom 9600B Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9400
1,822 (-13.8%)
AMD Phenom II X4 945 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9400
2,378 (+12.5%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9450 @ 2.66GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9400
2,187 (+3.5%)
AMD Phenom II X4 955 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9400
2,508 (+18.6%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9400
2,469 (+16.8%)
AMD Phenom II X4 840 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9400
2,398 (+13.4%)
Intel Core i3-3240 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9400
2,317 (+9.6%)
AMD Phenom II X4 925 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9400
2,271 (+7.4%)
AMD Phenom II X4 920 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9400
2,209 (+4.5%)

Is the Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 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 Q9400 @ 2.66GHz
163