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Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz 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 Q9550 @ 2.83GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA775

Clockspeed: 2.8 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 95 W

Cache Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 12.0 MB, L3: 0 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9550 @ 2.83GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9550 @ 2.83GHz, Intel Core2 Quad CPU Q9550 @ 2.83GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2008

CPUmark/$Price: 48.18

Overall Rank: 2136

Last Price Change: $48.02 USD (2022-10-27)

Average CPU Mark
rating
2314

Single Thread Rating: 1222
Samples: 3918*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 3,754
Thread: 1,181

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz

Integer Math10,624 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math6,074 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers18 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting7 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption570.2 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression48.3 MBytes/Sec
Physics238 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions836 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,222 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 8th of February 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 8th of February 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 8th of February 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$48.02 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$323.00 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 9th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,590
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,760
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,689
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,158
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
21,954
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,931
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,561
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,794
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
14,556
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,265
Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz
2,314
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 9th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
172.77
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
132.11
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
114.02
Intel Core i9-12900K
100.70
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.99
Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz
48.18
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
42.34
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
31.20
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 9th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,208
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,060
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,848
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,825
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,731
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,356
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,948
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
2,891
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,665
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz
1,222
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1738968 - Feb 06 2023
2546
BL1735717 - Feb 03 2023
2369
BL1734912 - Feb 02 2023
2255
BL1732621 - Jan 30 2023
1092
BL1731060 - Jan 28 2023
2487
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz
As of 9th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz
2,314
Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9550
2,434 (+5.2%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9550
2,082 (-10.0%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9550
1,955 (-15.5%)
AMD Phenom 9750 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9550
1,830 (-20.9%)
AMD Phenom 9600B Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9550
1,764 (-23.8%)
AMD Athlon II X4 630 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9550
2,124 (-8.2%)
AMD Phenom II X4 905e vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9550
1,924 (-16.8%)
AMD A10-5700 APU vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9550
2,746 (+18.7%)
AMD A8-5500 APU vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9550
2,567 (+10.9%)
AMD Phenom II X4 955 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9550
2,473 (+6.9%)
AMD Phenom II X4 945 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9550
2,327 (+0.6%)
Intel Core i3-3220 @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9550
2,242 (-3.1%)


Is the Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 9th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900T
8,921
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,442
Intel Core i9-13900F
8,286
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,810
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,559
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,100
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,707
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,697
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,662
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,609
Intel Core i7-13700KF
6,445
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,438
Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz
207