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Intel Core2 Quad Q9450 @ 2.66GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9450 @ 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 Q9450 @ 2.66GHz Good for Gaming?

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Intel Core2 Quad Q9450 @ 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 6144 KB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9450 @ 2.66GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9450 @ 2.66GHz, Intel Core2 Quad CPU Q9450 @ 2.66GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2008

CPUmark/$Price: 61.27

Overall Rank: 2721

Last Price Change: $35.70 USD (2018-07-09)

Average CPU Mark
rating
2187

Single Thread Rating: 1134
Samples: 821*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 3,587
Thread: 1,116

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core2 Quad Q9450 @ 2.66GHz

Integer Math10,111 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math5,686 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers18 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting6,001 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption535.4 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression45,461 KBytes/Sec
Physics223 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions803 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,134 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 18th of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core2 Quad Q9450 @ 2.66GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 17th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 17th 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 Q9450 @ 2.66GHz
2,187
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 Q9450 @ 2.66GHz
61.27
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 Q9450 @ 2.66GHz
1,134
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core2 Quad Q9450 @ 2.66GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2041654 - Mar 04 2024
2493
BL2036679 - Feb 28 2024
2777
BL5057638 - Feb 24 2024
2518
BL2015573 - Feb 04 2024
2175
BL2001017 - Jan 19 2024
2046
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core2 Quad Q9450 @ 2.66GHz
As of 18th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core2 Quad Q9450 @ 2.66GHz
2,187
AMD Phenom II X4 920 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9450
2,209 (+1.0%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9450
2,114 (-3.3%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9450
1,971 (-9.9%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9450
1,810 (-17.3%)
AMD Phenom 9650 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9450
1,713 (-21.7%)
AMD Phenom 9600B Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9450
1,822 (-16.7%)
AMD Phenom II X4 945 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9450
2,378 (+8.7%)
AMD Phenom II X4 955 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9450
2,508 (+14.6%)
AMD Phenom II X4 840 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9450
2,398 (+9.6%)
Intel Core i3-3240 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9450
2,317 (+5.9%)
AMD Phenom II X4 925 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9450
2,271 (+3.8%)
AMD Phenom 9750 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9450
1,833 (-16.2%)

Is the Intel Core2 Quad Q9450 @ 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 Q9450 @ 2.66GHz
193