Core 2 Quad Q8400 vs Core i5-450M | Hardlimit Benchmark Central

Core 2 Quad Q8400 vs Core i5-450M

Both Core 2 Quad Q8400 and Core i5-450M monothread performance are pretty similar although their multithread performance are pretty different. These two models were released almost at the same time which could explain their performance similarity in monothread performance.

Comparison

Specs

Core 2 Quad Q8400

Core i5-450M

Base frequency
2666 MHz
2400 MHz
Boost frequency
-
2667 MHz
Socket
LGA 775
Socket G1
Cores
4
2
Threads
4
4
TDP
95 W
35 W
L1 cache
128+128 kb
2x32+2x32 kb
L2 cache
4096 kb
2x256 kb
L3 cache
-
3072 kb
Proccess
0,045 um
0,032 um
# transistors
548 M
382 M
Core
Yorkfield
Arrandale
Architecture
Core
Westmere
Release date
4/2009
6/2010

Monothread performance

Mode 0 [FPU]
12781
N/A
Mode I [SSE3]
14095
15425 [+9.44%]

Multithread performance

Mode 0 [FPU]
47253
N/A
Mode I [SSE3]
52249
32472 [-60.9%]

Stats

Perf per MHz Mode 0
4.79
N/A
Perf per MHz Mode I
5.29
5.78 [+9.26%]
Perf per watt Mode 0
497.4
N/A
Perf per watt Mode I
549.99
927.77 [+68.69%]

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