Intel Core 2 Extreme X7800: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core 2 Extreme X7800


Intel started Intel Core 2 Extreme X7800 sales 17 July 2007 at a recommended price of $851. This is Merom XE architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 65 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2600 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is Socket P (478 mFCPGA) processor with a TDP of 44 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 3.80 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Core 2 Extreme X7800 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
Intel Core 2 Extreme
Achitecture codename
Merom XE
Release date
17 July 2007
Launch price (MSRP)

Technical specs

Core 2 Extreme X7800'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 X7800's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
2.6 GHz
of 5 (FX-9590)
Bus support
800 MHz
L1 cache
128 KB
of 896 (Core i9-7940X)
L2 cache
4096 KB
of 8192 (FX-8350)
Manufacturing process technology
65 nm
Die size
143 mm2
Transistor count
291 Million
of 19200 (EPYC 7551P)
64 bit support


Information on Core 2 Extreme X7800 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Socket P (478 mFCPGA)
Power consumption (TDP)
44 Watt
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core 2 Extreme X7800. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance


3DMark06 CPU




Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core 2 Extreme X7800 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core 2 Extreme X7800 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core 2 Extreme X7800 from AMD is Turion 64 ML-40, which is slower by 1% and lower by 4 positions in our rating.

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