Intel started Intel chip core 2 Duo E8500 sales on January 2008. This is Wolfdale architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, và is based on 45 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3166 MHz và a locked multiplier.

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Compatibility-wise, this is LGA775 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt and a maximum temperature of 72 °C. It supports DDR1, DDR2, DDR3 memory.

Core 2Duo E8500

General info

Core 2 Duo E8500 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating2253
Value for money1.55
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameWolfdale (2008−2010)
Release dateJanuary 2008 (14 years ago)
Current price$40 of 15411 (EPYC 7351)

Value for money

To get the index we compare the characteristics of the processors and their cost, taking into trương mục the cost of other processors. specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency & turbo boost clock, lithography, cache kích thước and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but lớn be more precise you have to nhận xét its chạy thử results.

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Physical cores2 (Dual-core)
Base clock speed3.16 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed3.17 GHzof 5.8 (Core i9-13900K)
L1 cache64 KBof 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)
L2 cache6 MB (shared)of 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache0 KBof 32768 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography45 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
Die size107 mm2
Maximum core temperature72 °Cof 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)72 °Cof 105 (Core i7-5950HQ)
Number of transistors410 millionof 57000 (Apple M1 Max)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-
Unlocked multiplier-
VID voltage range0.85V-1.3625V


Information on chip core 2 Duo E8500 compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), nguồn supply unit (look for nguồn consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.Note that nguồn consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to lớn tune the CPU power nguồn parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1of 8 (Opteron 842)
Thermal design power nguồn (TDP)65 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies và extensions

Technological capabilities và additional instructions supported by vi xử lý core 2 Duo E8500. You"ll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+
Turbo Boost Technology-
Hyper-Threading Technology-
Idle States+
Thermal Monitoring+
Demand Based Switching-
FSB parity-

Security technologies

Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.


Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to hãng sản xuất intel only, some khổng lồ AMD.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount & channel number of RAM supported by bộ vi xử lý core 2 Duo E8500"s memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.