Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300

Summary

Intel started Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300 sales on November 2008. This is Yorkfield architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 45 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2500 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is LGA775 processor with a TDP of 95 Watt and a maximum temperature of 71 °C. It supports DDR1, DDR2, DDR3 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 2.17 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Core 2 Quad Q8300 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
7.00
 
Type
Desktop
 
Architecture codename
Yorkfield
 
Release date
November 2008
 
Price now
$130
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core 2 Quad Q8300'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 Quad Q8300's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
2.5 GHz
 
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
4 MB (shared)
 
of 8 (FX-8350)
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
Die size
2x 81 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
71 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
71 °C
 
of 105 (Core i7-5557U)
Transistor count
456 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 
VID voltage range
0.85V-1.3625V
 

Compatibility

Information on Core 2 Quad Q8300 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
LGA775
 
Power consumption (TDP)
95 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core 2 Quad Q8300. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
-
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Demand Based Switching
-
 
FSB parity
-
 

Security technologies

Core 2 Quad Q8300 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core 2 Quad Q8300 are enumerated here.
VT-x
See Ordering Info
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core 2 Quad Q8300.
Supported memory types
DDR1, DDR2, DDR3
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core 2 Quad Q8300. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

2.17

Passmark

1765

3DMark Fire Strike Physics

4000

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core 2 Quad Q8300 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core 2 Quad Q8300 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core 2 Quad Q8300 from AMD is Phenom II X4 905e, which is faster by 1% and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

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