Intel Core2 Duo E8300 

Released April, 2008
  • 2.83 GHz
  • Dual core
5.5 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Core2 Duo E8300 among desktop CPUs (45 to 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Core2 Duo E8300
5.1
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Core2 Duo E8300
4.8
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Core2 Duo E8300
0.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Core2 Duo E8300
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Core2 Duo E8300
4.8
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Core2 Duo E8300
7.3
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Core2 Duo E8300
5.5

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Core2 Duo E8300

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core2 Duo E8300
2,768
Core i3 3220
5,399

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core2 Duo E8300
1,501
Core i3 3220
2,501

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core2 Duo E8300
120,500 MB/s
Core i3 3220
173,000 MB/s
Core2 Duo E7500
124,700 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core2 Duo E8300
2,650
Core i3 3220
5,351

GeekBench

Core2 Duo E8300
3,228
Core i3 3220
8,919

Cinebench R10 32-Bit

Core2 Duo E8300
6,785
Core i3 3220
12,548

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core2 Duo E8300
1,997
Core i3 3220
4,229

PassMark (Single Core)

Core2 Duo E8300
1,178
Core i3 3220
1,764

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2.83 GHz
Cores Dual core
Socket type LGA 775

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. Supplemental SSE3
  2. SSE2
  3. SSE
  4. MMX
  5. SSE3
  6. SSE4.1
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 1.88 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W

bus

Architecture FSB
Clock speed 1,333 MHz

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 2 threads
L2 cache 6 MB
L2 cache per core 3 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm
Transistor count 410,000,000
Max CPUs 1
Clock multiplier 8
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.36V
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.4°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.14 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.41 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.14 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None
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