Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850

Summary

This is Kentsfield architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 65 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3000 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is processor with a TDP of 130 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 8.86 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of Core 2 Extreme QX6850 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.85
 
Type
Desktop
 
Series
Core 2 Extreme (Desktop)
 
Architecture codename
Kentsfield
 
Release date
no data
 
Price now
$385
 
of 15385 (Xeon W-2195)

Technical specs

Core 2 Extreme QX6850'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 Extreme QX6850's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
3 GHz
 
Bus support
1333 MHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
65 nm
 
of 5 (Apple M1)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core 2 Extreme QX6850 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Power consumption (TDP)
130 Watt
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core 2 Extreme QX6850. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

8.86

3DMark06 CPU

4450

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

3095

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

10990

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

3.4

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core 2 Extreme QX6850 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core 2 Extreme QX6850 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core 2 Extreme QX6850 from AMD is Ryzen 5 1400, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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