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Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 vs Intel Core 2 Duo SU9600 vs Intel Core 2 Duo P9500

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 SU9600

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The Intel Core 2 Duo SU9600 is a power efficient subnotebook processor based on the Penryn 3M core. It features all functions of the Penryn core, like Virtualization (VT-x), Trusted Execution and Speedstep. Due to the low core clock, the performance is a bit limited, but should be sufficient for everyday tasks.

Intel Core 2 Duo P9500

► remove from comparison Intel P9500

The Intel Core 2 Duo P9500 was a upper middle class dual core CPU for laptops, at the time of introduction. It is similar to the Core 2 Duo T9400 except for the lower TDP of 25 versus 35 Watt).

Due to the relatively high clock speed and 6MB Level 2 cache, the P9500 offers enough performance for most demanding games (in 2009) and applications.

The P9500 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 to save power (in idle mode).

ModelIntel Core 2 Duo P8600Intel Core 2 Duo SU9600Intel Core 2 Duo P9500
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 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 SU9600 « 1.6 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 P9500 « 2.53 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 MHz1600 MHz2530 MHz
FSB10668001066
L1 Cache128 KB128 KB128 KB
L2 Cache3 MB3 MB6 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 22 / 2
TDP25 Watt10 Watt25 Watt
Transistors274 Million410 Million410 Million
Technology45 nm, 1-1.25 V45 nm, 0.775-1.1V45 nm
Die Size81 mm2107 mm2107 mm2
max. Temp.105 °C105 °C105 °C
SocketSocket P (BGA479, PGA478)BGA956BGA479, PGA478
FeaturesSSE4.1, Virtualization Technology, Execute Disable Bit, Enhanced Speedstep, Ehnaced Halt State (C1E), 64 Bit, Trusted Execution TechnologyEnhanced Speedstep, VT, TXTVirtualization Technology (VT-x), Trusted Execution, Intel 64, Enhanced Speedstep, Execute Disable Bit
Architecturex86x86x86
$209 U.S.$289 U.S.$348 U.S.
Announced
ManufacturerIntel Core 2 Duo P8600Intel Core 2 Duo SU9600Intel Core 2 Duo P9500

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
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
100%
1 P8600 +
min: 2545     avg: 2644     median: 2618 (21%)     max: 2995 Points
111%
1 P9500 +
min: 2758     avg: 2944     median: 2901 (24%)     max: 3234 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
100%
1 P8600 +
min: 4619     avg: 4965     median: 4910 (6%)     max: 5714 Points
112%
1 P9500 +
min: 5245     avg: 5607     median: 5501.5 (6%)     max: 6104 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 P8600 +
1100 s (13%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 P8600 +
min: 32.5     avg: 34.2     median: 34.6 (7%)     max: 35.4 s
101%
1 P9500 +
30.5 s (6%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 P8600 +
min: 1972     avg: 2135     median: 2155 (5%)     max: 2212 Points
107%
1 P9500 +
min: 1687     avg: 2198     median: 2311 (5%)     max: 2350 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 P8600 +
min: 20.55     avg: 21     median: 20.8 (5%)     max: 21.48 s
101%
1 P9500 +
min: 17.67     avg: 18     median: 18 (4%)     max: 18.31 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 P8600 +
min: 48.8     avg: 50.3     median: 50 (2%)     max: 52.8 s
100%
1 P9500 +
min: 42.49     avg: 43.2     median: 43.2 (2%)     max: 43.91 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 P8600 +
1160 s (5%)
100%
1 P9500 +
1101 s (5%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
100%
1 P8600 +
22444 MIPS (11%)
105%
1 P9500 +
23667 MIPS (11%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
100%
1 P8600 +
16370 MFLOPS (13%)
109%
1 P9500 +
17820 MFLOPS (14%)
PCMark 05 - PCMark 05 - Standard
100%
1 P8600 +
min: 3731     avg: 5437     median: 5443 (34%)     max: 6939 Points
115%
1 P9500 +
min: 4598     avg: 6203     median: 6250 (39%)     max: 7387 Points
Windows Vista Experience Index - Windows Vista Leistungsindex - Prozessor
100%
1 P8600 +
5.3 Points (76%)
102%
1 P9500 +
5.4 Points (77%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
1 P8600 +
6 Points (77%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 P8600 +
min: 4306     avg: 4556     median: 4594 (4%)     max: 4735 Points
112%
1 P9500 +
min: 5060     avg: 5142     median: 5157 (5%)     max: 5210 Points
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 (13%)

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