Intel Core 2 Extreme X9100: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core 2 Extreme X9100

Summary

Intel started Intel Core 2 Extreme X9100 sales on 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 4.30 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X.

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)
0.72
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core 2 Extreme
 
Achitecture codename
Penryn
 
Release date
on July 2008
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$851
 
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 896 (Core i9-7940X)
L2 cache
6144 KB
 
of 8192 (FX-8350)
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
Die size
107 mm2
 
Transistor count
410 Million
 
of 19200 (EPYC 7551P)
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
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

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

4.30

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 E1-6010, which is faster by 1% and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

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