Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 has 2 cores with 2 threads and is based on the 1. gen of the Intel Core2 Extreme series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 775 socket and was released in Q3/2006. The Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 scores 417 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 746 points.
Intel Core2 Extreme X6800

At a glance

Name: Intel Core2 Extreme X6800
Family: Intel Core2 Extreme (7)
CPU group: Intel Core 2 Extreme X6000 (1)
Architecture: Conroe (Core)
Technology: 65 nm
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 1
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 is 2.93 GHz. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 2
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 2.93 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 16 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 21.3 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR3-1333
DDR2-1066
21.3 GB/s
17.1 GB/s
Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe:
PCIe Bandwidth: --

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 75 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 75 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 is made in 65 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 4.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 65 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 775
L2-Cache: 4.00 MB
L3-Cache: --
AES-NI: No
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: MMX, SSE2, SSE3
Release date: Q3/2006
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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.
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2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
420
Intel Core i3-2312M Intel Core i3-2312M
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
420
Intel Core i7-680UM Intel Core i7-680UM
2C 4T @ 2.53 GHz
419
Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 Intel Core2 Extreme X6800
2C 2T @ 2.93 GHz
417
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850 Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
417
AMD Athlon II X2 255 AMD Athlon II X2 255
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
416
Intel Core i3-4010U Intel Core i3-4010U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
416

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.
AMD A8-3500M AMD A8-3500M
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
751
AMD Opteron X3216 AMD Opteron X3216
2C 2T @ 1.60 GHz
751
Intel Core2 Duo E6850 Intel Core2 Duo E6850
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
747
Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 Intel Core2 Extreme X6800
2C 2T @ 2.93 GHz
746
AMD A8-6410 AMD A8-6410
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
746
AMD Athlon II X2 245e AMD Athlon II X2 245e
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
741
Intel Pentium J2850 Intel Pentium J2850
4C 4T @ 2.67 GHz
740

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 Pentium E5400 Intel Pentium E5400
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
951
AMD Athlon II X2 215 AMD Athlon II X2 215
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
950
Intel Celeron 1037U Intel Celeron 1037U
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
945
Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 Intel Core2 Extreme X6800
2C 2T @ 2.93 GHz
942
Intel Celeron J1850 Intel Celeron J1850
4C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
940
Intel Celeron 3205U Intel Celeron 3205U
2C 2T @ 1.50 GHz
935
AMD GX-412TC AMD GX-412TC
4C 4T @ 1.00 GHz
934

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