Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 benchmarks
Below are comparison charts, showing how the Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 stands against other x86 CPUs in multi-threaded programs. The difference in performance between Core 2 Duo E8400 and each of the listed microprocessors is calculated as an average of differences in 11 multi-threaded benchmarks from our benchmark database. The list of test applications and programs includes Blowfish encryption, CINEBENCH R10, Euler3D, FLAC encoding, Fritz Chess Benchmark, H.264 video encoding, PCMark05, LAME MP3 encoding, MySQL 5.0.96, wPrime, and XVid video encoding.
Benchmarks of Intel Core 2 Duo CPUs for Socket 775
This chart shows how well the Intel E8400 performs in comparison with other CPUs from Core 2 Duo family. The "Specs" column in the chart shows differences between major specs for all processors. All Core 2 Duo chips in the graph below have 2 cores and 65 Watt TDP.
Intel CPUs with similar multi-threaded performance
This chart shows Intel microprocessors with approximately the same level of performance as the Intel E8400. All Intel CPUs in the graph come with 2 cores.
AMD CPUs with similar multi-threaded performance
This benchmark chart includes AMD processors with multi-threaded performance, similar to the Intel Core 2 Duo E8400. For the differences between most important features of listed microprocessors please see the "Specs" column.
Core 2 Duo E8400 compared to the fastest desktop CPUs
This chart shows how the Core 2 Duo E8400 stands against the fastest desktop x86 processors from our benchmark database.
Popular performance comparisons
This benchmark graph demonstrates relative multi-threading performance of microprocessors, that are most commonly compared to the Intel E8400.
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About the CPU
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 is a dual-core desktop CPU, operating at 3 GHz. The processor comes with 6MB L2 cache, and it fits into 65 Watt thermal envelope. More details about this CPU you can find on the E8400 specs page.
The benchmark charts use the following colors:
Athlon II X2
Athlon II X3
Core 2 Duo
Core 2 Quad
Phenom II X2