Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 vs Intel Core i5-2320

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Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-2320
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 Intel Core i5-2320

CPU comparison

Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 or Intel Core i5-2320 - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.20 GHz. Up to 16 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 was released in Q1/2008.

The Intel Core i5-2320 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.30 GHz. The CPU supports up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i5-2320 was released in Q3/2011.
Intel Core2 Extreme (7) Family Intel Core i5 (331)
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9000 (3) CPU group Intel Core i 2000 (28)
2 Generation 2
Yorkfield (Penryn) Architecture Sandy Bridge S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 is a 4 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.20 GHz. The Intel Core i5-2320 has 4 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 3.00 GHz (3.30 GHz).

Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 Characteristic Intel Core i5-2320
4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? No
3.20 GHz Frequency 3.00 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.30 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 Characteristic Intel Core i5-2320
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The integrated graphics unit of a processor is not only responsible for the pure image output on the system, but can also significantly increase the efficiency of the system with the support of modern video codecs.

no iGPU GPU Intel HD Graphics 2000
GPU frequency 0.85 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 1.10 GHz
-- GPU Generation 6
Technology 32 nm
Max. displays 2
-- Compute units 6
-- Shader 48
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
-- DirectX Version 10.1

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

no iGPU GPU Intel HD Graphics 2000
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC Decode / Encode
No Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 supports a maximum of 16 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i5-2320 can connect up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 Characteristic Intel Core i5-2320
DDR3-1066, DDR2-800 Memory DDR3-1333
16 GB Max. Memory 32 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
17.1 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 21.3 GB/s
No ECC No
12.00 MB L2 Cache --
-- L3 Cache 6.00 MB
-- PCIe version 2.0
-- PCIe lanes 16
-- PCIe Bandwidth 8.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 has a TDP of 150 W, that of the Intel Core i5-2320 is 95 W.

Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 Characteristic Intel Core i5-2320
150 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 95 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 has a 12.00 MB cache, while the Intel Core i5-2320 cache has a total of 6.00 MB.

Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 Characteristic Intel Core i5-2320
45 nm Technology 32 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
MMX, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4.1 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
LGA 775 Socket LGA 1155
VT-x, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT
No AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q1/2008 Release date Q3/2011
-- Release price 177 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 (65%)
Intel Core i5-2320 (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 (71%)
Intel Core i5-2320 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
454 (65%)
Intel Core i5-2320 Intel Core i5-2320
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
701 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
1592 (69%)
Intel Core i5-2320 Intel Core i5-2320
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
2304 (100%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
2641 (72%)
Intel Core i5-2320 Intel Core i5-2320
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3655 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-2320 Intel Core i5-2320
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
572 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-2320 Intel Core i5-2320
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1751 (100%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-2320 Intel Core i5-2320
Intel HD Graphics 2000 @ 1.10 GHz
106 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-2320 Intel Core i5-2320
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1194 (100%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 Intel Core i5-2320
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