Intel Core 2 Duo E7500: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core 2 Duo E7500


Intel started Core 2 Duo E7500 sales on January 2009. This is Wolfdale architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems.

Compatibility-wise, this is an Intel Socket 775 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt and a maximum temperature of 74 °C. It supports DDR1, DDR2, DDR3 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 5.80 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

General info

Of Core 2 Duo E7500 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
Achitecture codename
Release date
January 2009
Price now
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core 2 Duo E7500's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core 2 Duo E7500's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Maximum frequency
2.93 GHz
of 5
L1 cache
64 KB
of 768
L2 cache
3072 KB
of 16384
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
of 7
Die size
107 mm2
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
74 °C
of 105
Transistor count
420 million
of 19200
64 bit support


Information on Core 2 Duo E7500 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
of 8
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core 2 Duo E7500.
Supported memory types

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core 2 Duo E7500. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core 2 Duo E7500 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core 2 Duo E7500 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core 2 Duo E7500 from AMD is Athlon II X2 260, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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