Core 2 duo e4400 review: Midrange CPU Roundup: It’s Time to Buy

Core 2 Duo E4400 [in 3 benchmarks]


Intel
Core 2 Duo E4400

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Summary

Intel started Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 sales on July 2007. This is Allendale architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 65 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2000 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is LGA775 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt. It supports DDR1, DDR2, DDR3 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at


0.64%

of a leader’s which is AMD EPYC 7h22.


Core 2
Duo E4400

vs


EPYC
7h22

General info


Core 2 Duo E4400 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating 2611
Value for money 0.85
Market segment Desktop processor
Architecture codename Allendale (2006−2009)
Release date July 2007 (15 years ago)
Current price $36 of 18995 (Xeon Platinum 8280L)

Value for money

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Technical specs


Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores 2 (Dual-core)
Threads 2
Base clock speed 2 GHz of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed 2 GHz of 5.8 (Core i9-13900K)
L1 cache 64 KB of 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)
L2 cache 2 MB of 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache 0 KB of 32768 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography 65 nm of 5 (Apple M1)
Die size 111 mm2
Maximum core temperature L2=61 °C, M0=73 °C of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Number of transistors 167 million of 9900000 (Ryzen 9 7950X)
64 bit support +
Windows 11 compatibility
Unlocked multiplier
VID voltage range 0. 85V-1.5V

Compatibility


Information on Core 2 Duo E4400 compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.

Note that power 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 tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration 1 of 8 (Opteron 842)
Socket LGA775
Thermal design power (TDP) 65 Watt of 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions


Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Core 2 Duo E4400. You’ll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

AES-NI
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.

TXT
EDB +

Virtualization technologies


Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

Memory specs


Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core 2 Duo E4400’s memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory types DDR1, DDR2, DDR3 of 5200 (Ryzen 5 7600X)

Benchmark performance


Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Core 2 Duo E4400. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.


Core 2 Duo E4400
0.64

  • Passmark
  • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 69%


Core 2 Duo E4400
650

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 38%


Core 2 Duo E4400
240

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 38%


Core 2 Duo E4400
428


Relative perfomance


Overall Core 2 Duo E4400 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.



AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+
101.56


AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+
101.56


AMD Athlon 64 FX-53
100


Intel Core 2 Duo E4400
100


AMD Athlon 64 3800+
98.44


Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2160
98.44


AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+
96.88

AMD equivalent


We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core 2 Duo E4400 from AMD is Athlon 64 FX-53, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 3 positions in our rating.


Athlon 64
FX-53


Compare


Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core 2 Duo E4400:


AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+
101. 56


AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+
101.56


AMD Athlon 64 FX-53
100


Intel Core 2 Duo E4400
100


AMD Athlon 64 3800+
98.44


AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+
96.88


AMD Athlon 64 3600+
93.75

Similar processors

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Athlon 64
X2 4000+


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Pentium Dual
Core E2160


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Athlon 64
X2 3800+


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Celeron
E1500


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Pentium Dual
Core E2180


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Pentium
E2180


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Recommended graphics cards

These graphics cards are most commonly used with Core 2 Duo E4400 according to our statistics.


GeForce
210

7.5%


GeForce
9500 GT

4.5%


GeForce GT
240

3.7%


GeForce GTS
250

3.5%


GeForce
9800 GT

3.2%


GeForce GT
710

3%


GeForce GT
430

2.7%


GeForce GT
730

2. 5%


GeForce
9600 GT

2.5%


GeForce
8600 GT

2.2%

User rating


Here is the rating given to the reviewed processor by our users. Let others know your opinion by rating it yourself.


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Intel Core 2 Duo E4400

Top specs and features

  • Passmark test
  • Power Consumption (TDP)
  • Technological process
  • Number of transistors
  • Number of Cores

Passmark test

Intel Core 2 Duo E4400:
624
Best indicator:
89379

Test results

Intel Core 2 Duo E4400:
4887
Best indicator:

Technology

Intel Core 2 Duo E4400:
2000
Best indicator:

Performance

Intel Core 2 Duo E4400:
1443
Best indicator:

Memory specification

Intel Core 2 Duo E4400:
19
Best indicator:

Description

The Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 processor is running at 2 Hz. 2 cores available. Power consumption at peak times can reach 65W.

Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 works on the 65 nm architecture. Total number of transistors 167 million

Regarding the memory specification.

Now about Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 tests. According to PassMark, the processor scored 624 of the possible points. After analyzing more than 4,000 processors, Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 ranked 2102 in the top rankings.

Why Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 is better than others

  • Power Consumption (TDP) 65 W. This parameter is lower than that of 48%
  • Passmark test 624 . This parameter is lower than that of 47%
  • Technological process 65 nm. This parameter is higher than that of 81%
  • Number of transistors 167 million. This parameter is lower than that of 41%
  • Number of Cores 2 . This parameter is lower than that of 87%
  • CPU base clock speed 2 GHz. This parameter is lower than that of 62%
  • L2 cache size 2 MB. This parameter is lower than that of 33%
  • L1 cache size 64 KB. This parameter is lower than that of 60%

Review Intel Core 2 Duo E4400

Test results

Technology

Performance

Memory specification

Interfaces and communications

Main characteristics

Review Intel Core 2 Duo E4400: highlights


Passmark test

The PassMark benchmark takes read speed, write speed, and seek times into account when benchmarking SSD performance.

624

max 89379

Average: 6033.5

89379

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AES

Not available


Thermal control technologies

Available


Function Execute override bit

Available


Intel Trusted Execution Technology

Not available

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L1 cache size

Large amount of L1 memory speeds up results in CPU and system performance tweaks

64 KB

max 4608

Average: 299. 3 KB

4608 KB


L2 cache size

L2 cache with large amounts of RAM allows for increased processor speed and overall system performance.

2 MB

max 512

Average: 4.5 MB

512 MB


Number of Cores

2

max 72

Average: 5.8

72


CPU base clock speed

2 GHz

max 4.7

Average: 2.5 GHz

4.7 GHz


Idle States

Available


FSB parity

Not available

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System bus frequency

Data between computer components and other devices is transferred via the bus.

800 GT/s

max 1600

Average: 156.1 GT/s

1600 GT/s

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Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)

Available


Uses hyper-threading technology

Many Intel processors use modern hyper-precision technology. Thus, each processor core runs simultaneously on two threads, which significantly increases performance. Most processors work according to the principle: one thread per core, therefore, their performance is lower.
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Not available


Socket

LGA775


Thermal Monitoring

Available


Demand Based Switching

Not available


TXT

Not available


EDB

Available


VT-x

Not available

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Technological process

The small size of the semiconductors means this is a new generation chip.

65 nm

Average: 36.8 nm

5 nm


Number of transistors

The higher their number, the more processor power this indicates.

167 million

max 57000

Average: 1517.3 million

57000 million


Power Consumption (TDP)

Heat Dissipation Requirements (TDP) is the maximum possible amount of energy dissipated by the cooling system. The lower the TDP, the less power will be consumed
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65 W

Average: 67.6 W

0.025 W


State

Discontinued


date of release

01.04.2007


Embedded options available

Not available


Case size

37. 5mm x 37.5mm


Supports 64-bit system

A 64-bit system, as opposed to a 32-bit system, can support more than 4 GB of RAM. This increases productivity. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
Show more

Available


Architecture codename

Conroe


Maximum Case Temperature (TCase)

73 °C

max 105

Average: 75.1 °C

105 °C


Appointment

Desktop

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FAQ

How fast is Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 on the 5600X?

The processor is running at 2 GHz.

How many cores does Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 have?

2 cores.

Which socket is Intel Core 2 Duo E4400

Use LGA775 to set Intel Core 2 Duo E4400.

Is Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 a 64-bit processor

Да

What architecture does Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 use?

Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 is built on the Conroe architecture.

What is the frequency of the Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 processor?

The Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 processor is running at 2 Hz.

How many watts does Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 consume?

Power consumption at peak times can reach 65 Watts.

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Intel Core 2 Duo E4400

Top specifications and features

  • PassMark CPU score
  • Heat dissipation (TDP)
  • Technological process
  • Number of transistors
  • Number of Cores

PassMark CPU

Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 score:
624
Best score:
89379

Test results of

Intel Core 2 Duo E4400:
4887
Best score:

Technologies

Intel Core 2 Duo E4400:
2000
Best score:

Performance

Intel Core 2 Duo E4400:
1443
Best score:

Memory Specification

Intel Core 2 Duo E4400:
19
Best score:

Description

Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 processor running at 2 Hz. 2 cores available. Power consumption at peak times can reach 65 watts.

Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 runs on 65nm architecture. Total number of transistors 167 million

Regarding memory specification.

Now about the tests of Intel Core 2 Duo E4400. According to PassMark, the processor scored 624 out of a possible score. Based on the analysis of more than 4000 processors, Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 ranked 2102 in the ranking of the best.

Why Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 is better than others

  • Thermal Dissipation (TDP) 65 W. This parameter is lower than 48%
  • PassMark CPU 624 score. This parameter is lower than 47%
  • Process 65 nm. This parameter is higher than 81%
  • Number of transistors 167 million. This parameter is lower than 41%
  • Number of cores 2 . This setting is lower than 87%
  • Processor base clock speed 2 GHz. This setting is lower than 62%
  • L2 cache size 2 MB. This parameter is lower than 33%
  • L1 cache size 64 KB. This parameter is lower than that of 60%

Overview Intel Core 2 Duo E4400

Test results

Technology

Performance

Memory specification

Interfaces and communications

Main characteristics

Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 Review: Highlights


PassMark CPU score

The PassMark benchmark considers read speed, write speed, and seek time when testing SSD performance.
Show all

624

max 89379

Average: 6033.5

89379


AES

No


Thermal Control Technologies

Yes


Function Execute override bit

Yes


Intel Trusted Execution Technology

No


L1 cache size

Large amount of L1 memory accelerates results in CPU and system performance settings
Show all

64KB

max 4608

Average: 299. 3 KB

4608KB


L2 Cache Size

L2 cache with large scratchpad memory to increase processor speed and overall system performance.
Show all

2MB

max 512

Average: 4.5 MB

512MB


Number of cores

2

max 72

Mean: 5.8

72


Processor base clock speed

2GHz

max 4.7

Average: 2.5 GHz

4.7GHz


Idle states

Yes


FSB parity

No


System bus frequency

Data between computer components and other devices is transferred via the bus.
Show all

800 GT/s

max 1600

Average: 156.1 GT/s

1600 GT/s


Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)

Yes


Hyper-Threading Technology

Many Intel processors use state-of-the-art hyper-threading technology. Thus, each processor core works simultaneously on two threads, which significantly increases performance. Most processors work on the principle: one thread per core, therefore, their performance is lower.
Show all

No


Socket

LGA775


Thermal Monitoring

Yes


Demand Based Switching

No


TXT

No


EDB

Yes


VT-x

No


Process technology

The small size of the semiconductor means it is a new generation chip.

65 nm

Average: 36.8 nm

5nm


Number of transistors

167 million

max 57000

Average: 1517.3 million

57000 million


Heat Dissipation (TDP)

The Heat Dissipation Requirements (TDP) is the maximum amount of energy that can be dissipated by the cooling system. The lower the TDP, the less power will be consumed.
Show all

65W

Average: 67.6W

0.025W


Status

Discontinued


Release date

04/01/2007


Embedded options available

No


Case size

37.5mm x 37.5mm


Supports 64-bit system

A 64-bit system, unlike a 32-bit system, can support more than 4 GB of RAM. This increases productivity. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
Show all

Yes


Code name

Conroe


Maximum temperature Tcase

73°C

max 105

Average: 75.1 °C

105°C


Purpose

Desktop

FAQ

How fast is the Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 5600X?

The processor runs at 2 GHz.

How many cores does the Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 have?

2 cores.

What is the socket of the Intel Core 2 Duo E4400

LGA775 is used to install the Intel Core 2 Duo E4400.

Is the Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 a 64-bit processor

Yes

What architecture does the Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 use?

The Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 is based on the Conroe architecture.

What is the frequency of the Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 processor?

Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 processor running at 2 Hz.

How many watts does the Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 consume?

Power consumption at peak times can be up to 65 watts.

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Core 2 Duo E4400 [in 3 benchmarks]

Intel
Core 2 Duo E4400

  • Interface
  • Core frequency
  • Video memory size
  • Memory type
  • Memory frequency
  • Maximum resolution

Description

Intel started Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 sales in July 2007. This is Allendale architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads and is manufactured using 65 nm process technology, the maximum frequency is 2000 MHz, the multiplier is locked.

In terms of compatibility, this is an LGA775 socket processor with a TDP of 65W. It supports DDR1, DDR2, DDR3 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at

0.64%

from the leader, which is AMD EPYC 7h22.


Core 2
Duo E4400

vs


EPYC
7h22

General information

Information about the type (desktop or laptop) and architecture of the Core 2 Duo E4400, as well as when sales started and cost at the time.

Features

Core 2 Duo E4400 quantitative parameters such as number of cores and threads, clock speeds, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. They indirectly speak about the performance of the processor, but for an accurate assessment, you need to consider the results of the tests.

Core 2
Threads 9047 3 4 0474

0.85V-1.5V

Compatible

Information on Core 2 Duo E4400 compatibility with other computer components. Useful, for example, when choosing the configuration of a future computer or to upgrade an existing one.

Please note that the power consumption of some processors can significantly exceed their nominal TDP even without overclocking. Some may even double their claims if the motherboard allows you to adjust the power settings of the processor.

AES-NI
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST) +
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST) +
Turbo Boost Technology
Hyper-Threading Technology0005

RAM types DDR1, DDR2, DDR3 of 5200 (Ryzen 5 7600x)

Tests in the Benchm.
These are the results of Core 2 Duo E4400 performance tests in non-gaming benchmarks.

The overall score is set from 0 to 100, where 100 corresponds to the fastest processor at the moment.


Overall performance in tests

This is our overall performance rating. We regularly improve our algorithms, but if you find any inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in the comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Core 2 Duo E4400
0.64

  • Passmark
  • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widely used benchmark that consists of 8 different tests, including integer and floating point calculations, extended instruction tests, compression, encryption, and game physics calculations. Also includes a separate single-threaded test.

Benchmark coverage: 69%

Core 2 Duo E4400
650

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application designed as CPU benchmarks that independently recreate certain real world tasks that can be used to accurately measure performance. This version uses only one processor core.

Benchmark coverage: 38%

Core 2 Duo E4400
240

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application designed as CPU benchmarks that independently recreate certain real world tasks that can accurately measure performance. This version uses all available processor cores.

Benchmark coverage: 38%

Core 2 Duo E4400
428


Relative capacity

Core 2 Duo E4400 overall performance compared to its nearest competitor desktop processors.


AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+
101.56

AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+
101.56

AMD Athlon 64FX-53
100

Intel Core 2 Duo E4400
100

AMD Athlon 64 3800+
98.44

Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2160
98. 44

AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+
96.88

Competitor from AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core 2 Duo E4400 from AMD is Athlon 64 FX-53, which is approximately equal in speed and lower by 3 positions in our rating.


Athlon 64
FX-53

Compare

Here are some of AMD’s closest competitors to the Core 2 Duo E4400:

AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+
101.56

AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+
101.56

AMD Athlon 64FX-53
100

Intel Core 2 Duo E4400
100

AMD Athlon 64 3800+
98.44

AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+
96.88

AMD Athlon 64 3600+
93.75

Other processors

Here we recommend several processors that are more or less similar in performance to the reviewed one.


Athlon 64
X2 4000+

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Pentium Dual
Core E2160

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Athlon 64
X2 3800+

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Pentium Dual
Core E2180

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Pentium
E2180

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Celeron
E1500

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Recommended video cards

According to our statistics, these video cards are most often used with Core 2 Duo E4400:


GeForce
210

7. 5%


GeForce
9500 GT

4.5%


GeForce GT
240

3.7%


GeForce GTS
250

3.5%


GeForce
9800 GT

3.2%


GeForce GT
710

3%


GeForce GT
430

2.7%


GeForce GT
730

2.5%


GeForce
9600 GT

2.5%


GeForce
8600 GT

2.2%

User rating

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