Intel Core 2 Extreme X9100: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core 2 Extreme X9100

Summary

Intel started Intel Core 2 Extreme X9100 sales 15 July 2008 at a recommended price of $851. This is Penryn architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 45 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3060 MHz and a locked multiplier.

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

It provides poor benchmark performance at 4.36 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Core 2 Extreme X9100 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.73
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core 2 Extreme
 
Achitecture codename
Penryn
 
Release date
15 July 2008
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$851
 
of 999 (Xeon W3530)
Price now
$851
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core 2 Extreme X9100'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 X9100's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Maximum frequency
3.06 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
Bus support
1066 MHz
 
L1 cache
128 KB
 
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
6144 KB
 
of 32768 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
Die size
107 mm2
 
Transistor count
410 Million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core 2 Extreme X9100 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
Socket P
 
Power consumption (TDP)
44 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core 2 Extreme X9100. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
AMT
+
 

Security technologies

Core 2 Extreme X9100 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core 2 Extreme X9100. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

4.36

3DMark06 CPU

2810

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

3834

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

7440

Passmark

2063

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core 2 Extreme X9100 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core 2 Extreme X9100 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core 2 Extreme X9100 from AMD is A6-9220C, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

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