Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 was released in Q1/2008 and has 4 cores. The processor can process 4 threads simultaneously and uses a mainboard with the socket LGA 775. In the Geekbench 5 benchmark, the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 achieved a result of 460 points (single-core) or 1,527 points (multi-core).
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550

CPU lineage

In this classification you can see to which group of processors the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 belongs. We also show the direct predecessor and successor of Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550.

Name: Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550
Family: Intel Core2 Quad (19)
CPU group: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8000/Q9000 (16)
Architecture: Yorkfield (Penryn)
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 2
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 has 4 cores. The clock frequency of the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 is 2.83 GHz. An initial performance assessment can be made using the number of CPU cores.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.83 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): --

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 supports a maximum of 16 GB memory. Depending on the mainboard, the processor can use a maximum of 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum bandwidth of the main memory of 12.8 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR3-1066
DDR2-800
--
12.8 GB/s
Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe:
PCIe Bandwidth: --

Thermal Management

The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 has a TDP of 95 W. Based on the TDP, the system manufacturer can and must adapt the cooling solution to the processor.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 95 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

Modern production reduces the waste heat of a processor and increases its efficiency. The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 is made in 45 nm and has 12.00 MB cache.

Technology: 45 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 775
L2-Cache: 12.00 MB
L3-Cache: --
AES-NI: No
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: MMX, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4.1
Release date: Q1/2008
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 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.


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 Xeon E5450 Intel Xeon E5450
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
458
Intel Xeon X3440 Intel Xeon X3440
4C 8T @ 2.93 GHz
457
Intel Celeron J4125 Intel Celeron J4125
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
444
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
435
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
427
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
420
AMD Athlon II X4 645 AMD Athlon II X4 645
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
402

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.
AMD FX-9830P AMD FX-9830P
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1653
Intel Celeron G5905 Intel Celeron G5905
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
1646
Intel Celeron G5920 Intel Celeron G5920
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
1646
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
1642
Intel Pentium Silver J5040 Intel Pentium Silver J5040
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1640
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
1616
Intel Celeron N5100 Intel Celeron N5100
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
1598

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.
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T AMD Phenom II X6 1090T
6C 6T @ 3.60 GHz
462
AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
461
Intel Core2 Duo E7600 Intel Core2 Duo E7600
2C 2T @ 3.06 GHz
461
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
460
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
460
Intel Celeron G1820TE Intel Celeron G1820TE
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
460
Intel Pentium E6800 Intel Pentium E6800
2C 2T @ 3.33 GHz
457

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 A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
1541
Intel Core i3-4130T Intel Core i3-4130T
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
1541
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
1534
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
1527
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
1526
Intel Core i5-750S Intel Core i5-750S
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1522
HiSilicon Kirin 960 HiSilicon Kirin 960
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
1521

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 i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.35 GHz
2302
Intel Celeron N4505 Intel Celeron N4505
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
2294
Intel Core i5-3437U Intel Core i5-3437U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
2294
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
2291
Intel Celeron G4900T Intel Celeron G4900T
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
2290
AMD A8-3530MX AMD A8-3530MX
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
2286
Intel Pentium Gold 4417U Intel Pentium Gold 4417U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
2285

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-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 Core2 Duo E8400 Intel Core2 Duo E8400
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
252
Intel Core i5-6200U Intel Core i5-6200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
252
Intel Core i5-750 Intel Core i5-750
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
251
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
249
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
249
Intel Core i5-2520M Intel Core i5-2520M
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
248
Intel Core2 Duo E7500 Intel Core2 Duo E7500
2C 2T @ 2.93 GHz
247

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 i5-760 Intel Core i5-760
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
975
Intel Core i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
974
Intel Core i7-7500U Intel Core i7-7500U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
973
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
959
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9500
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
953
AMD Athlon 200GE AMD Athlon 200GE
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
952
Intel Core i3-4150 Intel Core i3-4150
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
947

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