Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 vs Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500

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Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500

CPU comparison

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 or Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 - 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 Quad Q9505 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.83 GHz. Up to 16 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 was released in Q3/2009.

The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.83 GHz. The CPU supports up to 16 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 was released in Q1/2010.
Intel Core2 Quad (19) Family Intel Core2 Quad (19)
Intel Core 2 Quad Q8000/Q9000 (16) CPU group Intel Core 2 Quad Q8000/Q9000 (16)
2 Generation 2
Yorkfield (Penryn) Architecture Yorkfield (Penryn)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 is a 4 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.83 GHz. The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 has 4 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 2.83 GHz.

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 Characteristic Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
2.83 GHz Frequency 2.83 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
-- 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 Quad Q9505 Characteristic Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
-- 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 no iGPU
GPU frequency --
-- GPU (Turbo) --
-- GPU Generation --
Technology
Max. displays
-- Compute units --
-- Shader --
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory --
-- DirectX Version --

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 no iGPU
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC No
No Codec VC-1 No
No Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 supports a maximum of 16 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 can connect up to 16 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 Characteristic Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
DDR3-1066, DDR2-800 Memory DDR3-1066, DDR2-800
16 GB Max. Memory 16 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
17.1 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 17.1 GB/s
No ECC No
6.00 MB L2 Cache 6.00 MB
-- L3 Cache --
-- PCIe version --
-- PCIe lanes --
-- PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 has a TDP of 95 W, that of the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 is 95 W.

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 Characteristic Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
95 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 95 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 has a 6.00 MB cache, while the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 cache has a total of 6.00 MB.

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 Characteristic Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
45 nm Technology 45 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
MMX, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4.1 ISA extensions MMX, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4.1
LGA 775 Socket LGA 775
VT-x, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-d
No AES-NI No
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q3/2009 Release date Q1/2010
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 (98%)
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 (96%)
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
420 (98%)
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
427 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
1587 (98%)
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
1616 (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 Quad Q9505 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
460 (98%)
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
469 (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 Quad Q9505 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
1486 (97%)
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
1534 (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 Quad Q9505 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
2017 (92%)
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
2188 (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 Quad Q9505 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
953 (100%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
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