Intel Core 2 Quad Q9450
Released March, 2008
The Pros:Good balance of processing power and price for a good value. Enough power to satisfy most gamers. Plenty of power for high-demand applications.
The Cons:Draws much more power than modern Intel i3, i5, or i7 processors.
The Intel Core 2 Quad Q9450 is one of Intel's new generation of quad core processors that is energy efficient and powerful. The Q9450 codenamed "Yorkfield", features two 6 MB of L2 cache which gives a total of 12 MB of L2 cache, a core clock speed of 2.66 GHz, and a front side bus of 1333MHz.
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The CPU is manufactured on a 45nm die and contains 4 processor cores. Designed to deliver a high power efficiency, it has a Thermal Design Power of 95W. For the full report, refer to Intel Core 2 Quad.
- Core Clock Speed: 2.66GHz
- L2-cache: 2 x 6144KB
- Front Side Bus: 1333MHz
- Thermal Design Power: 95W
- Socket: LGA 775
- Release Date: March 25, 2008
- Price: $316
User Reviews (1)
good balance of processing power and price for a good value
enough power to satisfy most gamers
plenty of power for high-demand applications
easily overclocked to even higher performance
extra cores make multi-threaded applications run much quicker than just a higher clock speed
stays cool all the time, even when pushed with tougher jobs like video rendering
draws much more power than modern Intel i3, i5, or i7 processors
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