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Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 vs Intel Core 2 Duo T6400 vs Intel Core 2 Duo T9600

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 T6400

► remove from comparison

The Intel Core 2 Duo T6400 is an entry level dual core processor for cheap laptops. It is based on the Penryn core but offers only 2 MB level 2 cache and a slow clock speed of 2 GHz. The performance should be sufficient for office and other casual tasks but high level gaming and HD video editing for example could be limited by the CPU performance.

Intel Core 2 Duo T9600

► remove from comparison Intel T9600

The Intel Core 2 Duo T9600 is a high end dual core CPU for laptops (at the time of introduction). Compared to the faster T9900 it does not support the new power saving C1E state. The newer Core 2 Duo P9700 offers a similar performance but features a lower TDP of 28 Watt.

Due to the high clock speed, the T9600 offers enough performance for demanding games (in 2009) and applications. 

The T9600 uses a Penryn 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 (in idle mode).

The Core 2 Duo T9600 can be used in a Socket P socket with 479 pins.

ModelIntel Core 2 Duo P8600Intel Core 2 Duo T6400Intel Core 2 Duo T9600
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 T6400 « 2 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 T9600 « 2.8 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 MHz2000 MHz2800 MHz
FSB10668001066
L1 Cache128 KB
L2 Cache3 MB2 MB6 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 22 / 2
TDP25 Watt35 Watt35 Watt
Transistors274 Million410 Million
45 nm, 1-1.25 V45 nm45 nm, 1.05-1.2125 V
Die Size81 mm2107 mm2
max. Temp.105 °C105 °C105 °C
SocketSocket P (BGA479, PGA478)PGA478Socket P (BGA479, PGA478)
FeaturesSSE4.1, Virtualization Technology, Execute Disable Bit, Enhanced Speedstep, Ehnaced Halt State (C1E), 64 Bit, Trusted Execution TechnologyMMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology (EIST), Intel 64, XD bit (an NX bit implementation), IDA (Intel Dynamic Acceleration)
Architecturex86x86x86
$209 U.S.$316 U.S.
Announced
ManufacturerIntel Core 2 Duo P8600Intel Core 2 Duo T6400Intel Core 2 Duo T9600

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)
min: 2545     avg: 2644     median: 2618 (21%)     max: 2995 Points
min: 2082     avg: 2115     median: 2115 (17%)     max: 2154 Points
min: 3060     avg: 3204     median: 3106.5 (25%)     max: 3541 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 4619     avg: 4965     median: 4910 (6%)     max: 5714 Points
min: 3704     avg: 3963     median: 4005 (5%)     max: 4078 Points
min: 5538     avg: 5936     median: 5801 (7%)     max: 6785 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
1100 s (13%)
1249 s (15%)
min: 877     avg: 900     median: 899.5 (11%)     max: 922 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
min: 32.5     avg: 34.2     median: 34.6 (7%)     max: 35.4 s
39.4 s (8%)
min: 27     avg: 28.1     median: 27.7 (6%)     max: 29.7 s
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 1972     avg: 2135     median: 2155 (5%)     max: 2212 Points
min: 1711     avg: 1764     median: 1767.5 (4%)     max: 1819 Points
min: 2465     avg: 2524     median: 2517 (5%)     max: 2598 Points
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: 26     avg: 28.8     median: 26.5 (6%)     max: 34 s
min: 16     avg: 16.3     median: 16 (3%)     max: 16.98 s
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: 61     avg: 64     median: 64 (3%)     max: 67 s
min: 39     avg: 39.8     median: 39.5 (2%)     max: 40.98 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
1160 s (5%)
min: 1368     avg: 1532     median: 1531.5 (7%)     max: 1695 s
min: 1033     avg: 1052     median: 1034 (5%)     max: 1088 s
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
22444 MIPS (11%)
min: 18396     avg: 18438     median: 18437.5 (9%)     max: 18479 MIPS
min: 25986     avg: 26074     median: 26073.5 (12%)     max: 26161 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
16370 MFLOPS (13%)
min: 14630     avg: 14670     median: 14670 (11%)     max: 14710 MFLOPS
min: 19701     avg: 20127     median: 20126.5 (15%)     max: 20552 MFLOPS
PCMark 05 - PCMark 05 - Standard
min: 3731     avg: 5437     median: 5443 (34%)     max: 6939 Points
min: 4479     avg: 5038     median: 4916 (31%)     max: 6001 Points
min: 5911     avg: 6761     median: 6798 (43%)     max: 7573 Points
Windows Vista Experience Index - Windows Vista Leistungsindex - Prozessor
5.3 Points (76%)
4.9 Points (70%)
5.6 Points (80%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
1 P8600 +
6 Points (77%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
min: 4306     avg: 4556     median: 4594 (4%)     max: 4735 Points
3909 Points (4%)
min: 5700     avg: 5703     median: 5703 (5%)     max: 5706 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%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 → 100% n=13

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo T6400 → 91% n=13

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo T9600 → 112% n=13

- 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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