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Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 vs Intel Core 2 Duo SL9400 vs Intel Core 2 Duo T9800

Intel Core 2 Duo P8600

► remove from comparison Intel P8600

The Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 is a dual core processor for laptops. It features 2.4 GHz and a shared level 2 cache of 3 MB. Due to the smaller cache (Core 2 Duo T-Models got usually 6 MB at this clock rate), the TDP is only 25 Watt (instead of the 35 Watt of the T-models).

Due to the relatively high clock speed, modern games (in 2009) should not be limited by the CPU speed (in conjunction with a middle class graphics card). High end gamers should choose a higher clocked Dual Core instead (when using a high end GPU). Compared to the fastest Turion II Ultra M640, the P8600 should be still faster.

The P8600 uses a Penryn (Montevina Update) core that features 2 integer units, 1 floating point unit, 1 load unit, and 1 store unit in a 14-stages long pipeline. Due to the Wide Dynamic Execution Technology, the core is able to simultaneously execute up to four instructions.

The integrated Enhanced Speedstep is able to downclock the core dynamically as low as 1200 MHz to save power (in idle mode).

The Core 2 Duo P8600 can be used in a Socket P socket with 479 pins: Socket P / Micro Flip-Chip Pin Grid Array (Micro-FCPGA) requires 479-pin surface mount Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) socket (mPGA479M socket) or Micro Flip-Chip Ball Grid Array (Micro-FCBGA) for surface mount (479-ball)

Intel Core 2 Duo SL9400

► remove from comparison Intel SL9400

The Core 2 Duo SL9400 is a power saving low voltage CPU for thin and light laptops. It offers a good performance for the 1.86 GHz clock rate, as it features the full 6 MB level 2 cache of the used Penryn core.

Intel Core 2 Duo T9800

► remove from comparison Intel T9800

The Intel Core 2 Duo T9800 was the top dual core CPU for laptops at the time of introduction. Later it was topped by the Core 2 Duo T9900 / X9100. Still the T9800 is a high end laptop CPU which is well suited for single and dual threaded applications.

Due to the high clock speed, the T9800 offers enough performance for demanding games (in 2009) and applications. On average, only faster dual cores (like the T9900 or fast Core i7) or Core i7 quad cores can be faster than the T9800.

The T9800 uses a Penryn (Montevina Update) core that features 2 integer units, 1 floating point unit, 1 load unit, and 1 store unit in a 14-stages long pipeline. Due to the Wide Dynamic Execution Technology, the core is able to simultaneously execute up to four instructions.

The integrated Enhanced Speedstep is able to downclock the core dynamically as low as 800 MHz to save power (in idle mode).

The Core 2 Duo T9800 can be used in a Socket P socket with 479 pins: Socket P / Micro Flip-Chip Pin Grid Array (Micro-FCPGA) requires 479-pin surface mount Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) socket (mPGA479M socket) or Micro Flip-Chip Ball Grid Array (Micro-FCBGA) for surface mount (479-ball)

ModelIntel Core 2 Duo P8600Intel Core 2 Duo SL9400Intel Core 2 Duo T9800
SeriesIntel Core 2 DuoIntel Core 2 DuoIntel Core 2 Duo
CodenamePenrynPenrynPenryn
Series: Core 2 Duo Penryn
Intel Core 2 Duo T99003.06 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T98002.92 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P97002.8 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T96002.8 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P96002.66 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T95502.66 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T95002.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SP96002.53 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P95002.53 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T94002.53 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P88002.66 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T93002.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P87002.53 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SP94002.4 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 « 2.4 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T83002.4 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SP93002.26 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P84002.26 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P75702.26 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P75502.26 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T67702.3 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SL96002.13 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P74502.13 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T66702.2 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T66002.2 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T81002.1 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P73702 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P73502 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T65702.1 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T65002.1 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SL94001.86 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SL93801.8 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T64002 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SL93001.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SU96001.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SU94001.4 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SU73001.3 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SU93001.2 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T99003.06 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T98002.92 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P97002.8 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T96002.8 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P96002.66 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T95502.66 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T95002.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SP96002.53 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P95002.53 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T94002.53 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P88002.66 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T93002.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P87002.53 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SP94002.4 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P86002.4 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T83002.4 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SP93002.26 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P84002.26 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P75702.26 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P75502.26 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T67702.3 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SL96002.13 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P74502.13 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T66702.2 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T66002.2 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T81002.1 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P73702 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P73502 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T65702.1 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T65002.1 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9400 « 1.86 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SL93801.8 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T64002 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SL93001.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SU96001.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SU94001.4 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SU73001.3 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SU93001.2 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T99003.06 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T9800 « 2.92 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P97002.8 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T96002.8 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P96002.66 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T95502.66 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T95002.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SP96002.53 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P95002.53 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T94002.53 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P88002.66 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T93002.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P87002.53 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SP94002.4 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P86002.4 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T83002.4 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SP93002.26 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P84002.26 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P75702.26 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P75502.26 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T67702.3 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SL96002.13 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P74502.13 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T66702.2 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T66002.2 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T81002.1 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P73702 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo P73502 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T65702.1 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T65002.1 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SL94001.86 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SL93801.8 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T64002 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SL93001.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SU96001.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SU94001.4 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SU73001.3 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo SU93001.2 GHz2 / 2 cores
Clock2400 MHz1860 MHz2920 MHz
FSB106610661066
L1 Cache128 KB128 KB
L2 Cache3 MB6 MB6 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 22 / 2
TDP25 Watt17 Watt35 Watt
Transistors274 Million410 Million410 Million
45 nm, 1-1.25 V45 nm, 1.050V - 1.150V45 nm, 1-1.25 V
Die Size81 mm2107 mm2107 mm2
max. Temp.105 °C105 °C105 °C
SocketSocket P (BGA479, PGA478)BGA956Socket P (BGA479, PGA478)
FeaturesSSE4.1, Virtualization Technology, Execute Disable Bit, Enhanced Speedstep, Ehnaced Halt State (C1E), 64 Bit, Trusted Execution TechnologyEnhanced Speedstep, Intel VT, TXTVirtualization (VT-x), Trusted Execution, Intel 64, Enhanced Speedstep, Execute Disable Bit
Architecturex86x86x86
$209 U.S.$284 U.S.$530 U.S.
Announced
Manufacturerark.intel.comark.intel.comark.intel.com

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 P8600 +
118 Points (1%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 P8600 +
65 Points (20%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 P8600 +
min: 1.34     avg: 1.4     median: 1.4 (2%)     max: 1.4 Points
81%
1 SL9400 +
1.1 Points (1%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 2545     avg: 2644     median: 2618 (16%)     max: 2995 Points
min: 2029     avg: 2126     median: 2144 (13%)     max: 2205 Points
3633 Points (22%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 4619     avg: 4965     median: 4910 (4%)     max: 5714 Points
min: 3831     avg: 3848     median: 3850 (3%)     max: 3864 Points
6839 Points (5%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 P8600 +
1100 s (13%)
97%
1 SL9400 +
min: 1329     avg: 1355     median: 1354.5 (16%)     max: 1380 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 P8600 +
min: 32.5     avg: 34.2     median: 34.6 (7%)     max: 35.4 s
98%
1 SL9400 +
min: 41.93     avg: 43.1     median: 43.1 (9%)     max: 44.3 s
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 1972     avg: 2135     median: 2155 (5%)     max: 2212 Points
min: 909     avg: 1300     median: 1300 (3%)     max: 1691 Points
2626 Points (6%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 20.55     avg: 21     median: 20.8 (5%)     max: 21.48 s
min: 23     avg: 23.8     median: 23 (5%)     max: 25.4 s
15 s (3%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 48.8     avg: 50.3     median: 50 (2%)     max: 52.8 s
min: 53     avg: 56.6     median: 58 (2%)     max: 58.9 s
38 s (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
1160 s (5%)
min: 1372     avg: 1428     median: 1433 (6%)     max: 1480 s
1008 s (4%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
22444 MIPS (11%)
min: 17246     avg: 17255     median: 17255 (8%)     max: 17264 MIPS
26991 MIPS (13%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
16370 MFLOPS (13%)
min: 13673     avg: 13693     median: 13692.5 (11%)     max: 13712 MFLOPS
20305 MFLOPS (16%)
PCMark 05 - PCMark 05 - Standard
min: 3731     avg: 5437     median: 5443 (11%)     max: 6939 Points
min: 3921     avg: 4158     median: 4158 (9%)     max: 4395 Points
6618 Points (14%)
Windows Vista Experience Index - Windows Vista Leistungsindex - Prozessor
5.3 Points (76%)
5.7 Points (81%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
1 P8600 +
6 Points (77%)
88%
1 SL9400 +
5.3 Points (68%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
min: 4306     avg: 4556     median: 4594 (4%)     max: 4735 Points
3809 Points (3%)
5802 Points (5%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 P8600 +
2302 Points (4%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 P8600 +
1248 Points (24%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 P8600 +
2624 Points (4%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 P8600 +
1454 Points (22%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 P8600 +
2209 Points (18%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 P8600 +
2676 Points (24%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 P8600 +
4933 Points (10%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 P8600 +
2810 Points (6%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 P8600 +
3466 Points (9%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 P8600 +
min: 2098     avg: 3453     median: 3453 (4%)     max: 4808 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 P8600 +
min: 305.8     avg: 308.5     median: 308.5 (3%)     max: 311.1 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 0.9.1 Total Score *
100%
1 P8600 +
275.5 ms (3%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 P8600 +
13028 Points (11%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 → 100% n=11

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo SL9400 → 84% n=11

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo T9800 → 118% n=11

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
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