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Intel Core 2 Quad

Core 2 Quad Q8200 2.33GHz

The Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 2.33GHz has 4 cores that run at a clock speed of 2.3GHz.

It has an L2 cache size of 4096KB and an L1 cache size of 256KB.

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Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 2.33GHz

Cores4More cores means more threads and therefore more processes can be run simultaneously
Speed2.33GHzClock frequency indicates processor speed, but is only reliable in comparisons between CPUs of the same family
CodenameYorkfieldThe code name given by the manufacturers
Release Date31 Aug 2008 The more recent the release, the more likely the CPU will receive up-to-date manufacturer support
TDP95WThe lower the TDP, the less power the CPU requires to run and thus the more efficient it is and the less heat it creates
L1 Cache256KBThe bigger the L1 cache, the more data can be stored for lightning CPU access to priority processes (though a bigger cache means a higher latency
L2 Cache4096KBAfter L1 cache, L2 is utilized for slower (but still very fast) data access
Lithography45nmThe smaller the lithographic technology used, the less power is required to run the CPU, and the less heat is created during intense use
CPU SocketLGA 775/ Socket TThe motherboard socket and CPU socket should match to indicate the CPU is compatible with the motherboard and will fit into it
Unlocked MultipliernoAn unlocked clock multiplier means you can adjust the multiplier for an overclocking speed boost

Core 2 Quad Q8200 2.33GHz compatibility review

Overall, the Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 2.33GHz has very good performance. Its 4 cores clocked at 2.33 GHz provide mediocre processing speeds but allow multiple processes to be run simultaneously.

The CPU is now over 11 years old, which means it is extremely out of date and is based on very aged technologies. This processor will be dwarfed in performance by its modern counterparts, and will likely have very little support from Intel.

Created with lithographic technology sized at 45 nanometers, the Core 2 Quad Q8200 2.33GHz is not efficient at all by modern standards, and with a Thermal Design Power of 95W the amount of power necessary to run it does not make up for the inefficiency of its physical structure.

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    67
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Core 2 Quad Q8200 2.33GHz Predicted Frames per second

Game name Frames per second
Grand Theft Auto V 37
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 157
Assassins Creed 4 Black Flag 31
Far Cry 3 48
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 45
Far Cry 4 40
Fallout 4 35
Watch Dogs 24
Assassins Creed: Unity 24
Battlefield 3 36
The Witcher II 29
The Elder Scrolls V 31
Batman: Arkham Origins 38
Call of Duty: Ghosts 29
Left 4 Dead 2 75
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 75
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