Intel Core 2 Extreme X9000

Intel X9000

The Core 2 Extreme X9000 was the fastest and most expensive mobile Core 2 CPU at the time of announcement. It features a higher power consumption of 44 W compared to other Core 2 Duo processors. Later the X9100 substituted the X9000 as fastest dual core CPU and the P9700 offered the same performance of the X9000 at only 25 Watt TDP (and a lower price tag).

SeriesIntel Core 2 Extreme
CodenamePenryn
Clock Rate2800 MHz
Front Side Bus800 MHz
Level 1 Cache128 KB
Level 2 Cache6144 KB
Number of Cores / Threads2 / 2
Max. Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)44 Watt
Transistor Count410 Million
Manufacturing Technology45 nm
Features1.0-1.275V
Die Size107 mm2
Max. Temperature105 °C
SocketPGA478
FeaturesVirtualization, Intel 64, Enhanced Speedstep, Execute Disable Bit
64 Bit64 Bit support
Hardware VirtualizationVT-x
Starting Price $851 U.S.
Announcement Date01/10/2008
Product Link (external)Intel Core 2 Extreme X9000

CPU Benchmarks

3DMark 06 - CPU:
0% 100%
min: 2532     avg: 2550 (28.41%)     max: 2570 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M:
0% 100%
min: 16     avg: 16.7 (98.31%)     max: 17 Seconds*
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M:
0% 100%
min: 40     avg: 40.1 (99.17%)     max: 40.17 Seconds*
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M:
0% 100%
min: 1092     avg: 1115 (95.1%)     max: 1138 Seconds*
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS):
0% 100%
min: 22914     avg: 24344.5 (11.55%)     max: 25775 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS):
0% 100%
min: 18932     avg: 19711 (15.12%)     max: 20490 MFLOPS
PCMark 05: Standard 1024x768
0% 100%
min: 7036     avg: 7391.7 (43.94%)     max: 7669 Points
Windows Vista Experience Index: CPU
0% 100%
min: 5.6     avg: 5.6 (73.58%)     max: 5.6 Points
Cinebench R10: Rendering Single 32Bit
0% 100%
min: 3070     avg: 3189 (48.92%)     max: 3425 Points
Cinebench R10: Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
0% 100%
min: 5818     avg: 6083.7 (22.29%)     max: 6590 Points
3DMark Vantage: P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 5613     avg: 5613 (9.87%)     max: 5613 Points
wPrime 2.0x: 32m
0% 100%
min: 29     avg: 29 (95.04%)     max: 29 seconds*
- Range of benchmarks for this CPU
- Average benchmark score

Cinebench R10 in comparison
Intel Atom Z670 (min)
691 
...
Intel Core 2 Duo (Desktop) E6850
5830 
Intel Core 2 Duo T9600
5936 
Intel Core i7 640LM
5956 
Intel Core 2 Extreme X9000
6083.7 
Intel Core 2 Duo P9700
6143 
AMD A-Series A8-3510MX
6158 
Intel Core i3 2310M
6167.3 
...
Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 3960X (max)
27189.5 

Reviews for the Intel Core 2 Extreme X9000 processor

Alienware Area-51 m15x (NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTX, 15.4")
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HP Pavilion dv7-2180us (ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650, 17.3")
» HP Pavilion dv7-2180us - External Review

HP Pavilion HDX9313TX (NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTS, 20.1")
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Other CPUs of the series Intel Core 2 Extreme

» Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9300
   2.53 GHz / 12 MB
» Intel Core 2 Extreme X9100
   3.06 GHz / 6 MB
» Intel Core 2 Extreme X9000
   2.8 GHz / 6 MB
» Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900
   2.8 GHz / 4 MB
» Intel Core 2 Extreme X7800
   2.6 GHz / 4 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- Intel Core i3 2350M
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
- Intel Core i3 2348M
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
- Intel Core 2 Duo P9700
   2.8 GHz / 6 MB
- Intel Core i5 3337U
   1.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
- Intel Core 2 Duo T9600
   2.8 GHz / 6 MB
» Intel Core 2 Extreme X9000
   2.8 GHz / 6 MB
+ Intel Core 2 Duo (Desktop) E6850
   3 GHz / 4096 KB
+ Intel Core i5 520M
   2.4 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
+ Intel Core 2 Extreme (Desktop) X6800
   2.93 GHz / 4096 KB
+ Intel Core i7 2629M
   2.1 GHz / 512 KB + 4096 KB
+ Intel Core i5 450M
   2.4 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)