Intel Core 2 Quad Q9450: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9450

Summary

Intel started Intel Core 2 Quad Q9450 sales on March 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 2660 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 2.37 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Core 2 Quad Q9450 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
2.99
 
Type
Desktop
 
Architecture codename
Yorkfield
 
Release date
March 2008
 
Price now
$332
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core 2 Quad Q9450'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 Q9450's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
2.66 GHz
 
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
12 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
Die size
2x 107 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
71 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
71 °C
 
of 105 (Core i7-5557U)
Transistor count
820 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 
VID voltage range
0.85V-1.3625V
 

Compatibility

Information on Core 2 Quad Q9450 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 Q9450. 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 Q9450 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 Q9450 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core 2 Quad Q9450.
Supported memory types
DDR1, DDR2, DDR3
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core 2 Quad Q9450. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

2.37

Passmark

1929

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core 2 Quad Q9450. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
0.08 kh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core 2 Quad Q9450 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core 2 Quad Q9450 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core 2 Quad Q9450 from AMD is Phenom II X4 910e, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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