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 2.666 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is Intel Socket 775 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 7.93 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

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)
3.80
 
Type
Desktop
 
Achitecture codename
Yorkfield
 
Release date
on March 2008
 
Price now
$335
 
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
2.666 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
12 MB (shared)
 
of 32 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
Die size
2x 107 mm2
 
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
71 °C
 
of 105 (Core i7-5557U)
Transistor count
820 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

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
775
 
Power consumption (TDP)
95 Watt
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core 2 Quad Q9450.
Supported memory types
DDR1, DDR2, DDR3
 

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

7.93

Passmark

3757

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 B95, which is slower by 2% and lower by 14 positions in our rating.

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