Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 vs Intel Core 2 Duo T9500

Intel Core 2 Duo P8600

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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 T9500

► remove Intel T9500

The Intel Core 2 Duo T9500 was a upper middle class dual core CPU for laptops at the time of introduction. It was intended to be used in the Santa Rosa platform due to the 800 MHz FSB. The T9550 is only slightly higher clocked but offers already a FSB1066.

Due to the relatively high clock speed and 6MB Level 2 cache, the T9500 offers enough performance for demanding games (in 2009) and applications. 

The T9500 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).

Intel Core 2 Duo P8600Intel Core 2 Duo T9500
Intel Core 2 DuoIntel Core 2 Duo
PenrynPenryn
: Core 2 Duo Penryn
Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 (compare)3060 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9800 (compare)2920 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P9700 (compare)2800 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9600 (compare)2800 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P9600 (compare)2660 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9550 (compare)2660 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T95002600 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP9600 (compare)2530 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P9500 (compare)2530 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9400 (compare)2530 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P8800 (compare)2660 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 (compare)2500 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 (compare)2530 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP9400 (compare)2400 MHz2 / 2
» Intel Core 2 Duo P86002400 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T8300 (compare)2400 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP9300 (compare)2260 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 (compare)2260 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7570 (compare)2260 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7550 (compare)2260 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6770 (compare)2300 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9600 (compare)2130 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7450 (compare)2130 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6670 (compare)2200 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6600 (compare)2200 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 (compare)2100 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7370 (compare)2000 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7350 (compare)2000 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6570 (compare)2100 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6500 (compare)2100 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9400 (compare)1860 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9380 (compare)1800 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6400 (compare)2000 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9300 (compare)1600 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU9600 (compare)1600 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU9400 (compare)1400 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300 (compare)1300 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU9300 (compare)1200 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 (compare)3060 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9800 (compare)2920 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P9700 (compare)2800 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9600 (compare)2800 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P9600 (compare)2660 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9550 (compare)2660 MHz2 / 2
» Intel Core 2 Duo T95002600 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP9600 (compare)2530 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P9500 (compare)2530 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9400 (compare)2530 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P8800 (compare)2660 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 (compare)2500 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 (compare)2530 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP9400 (compare)2400 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P86002400 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T8300 (compare)2400 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP9300 (compare)2260 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 (compare)2260 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7570 (compare)2260 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7550 (compare)2260 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6770 (compare)2300 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9600 (compare)2130 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7450 (compare)2130 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6670 (compare)2200 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6600 (compare)2200 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 (compare)2100 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7370 (compare)2000 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7350 (compare)2000 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6570 (compare)2100 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6500 (compare)2100 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9400 (compare)1860 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9380 (compare)1800 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6400 (compare)2000 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9300 (compare)1600 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU9600 (compare)1600 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU9400 (compare)1400 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300 (compare)1300 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU9300 (compare)1200 MHz2 / 2
2400 MHz2600 MHz
1066800
128 KB128 KB
3 MB6 MB
2 / 22 / 2
25 35
274 410
45 1-1.25 V45 1.0-1.25V
81 mm2107 mm2
105 °C105 °C
Socket P (BGA479, PGA478)BGA479, PGA478, PPGA478
SSE4.1, Virtualization Technology, Execute Disable Bit, Enhanced Speedstep, Ehnaced Halt State (C1E), 64 Bit, Trusted Execution TechnologyVirtualization Technolgoy (VT-x), Intel 64, Idle States, Enhanced Speedstep, Execute Disable Bit
$209 U.S.$530 U.S.
Intel Core 2 Duo P8600Intel Core 2 Duo T9500

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
118 Points (3%)
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
65 Points (30%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 1.34     avg: 1.4     median: 1.4 (4%)     max: 1.4 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 2545     avg: 2644     median: 2618 (27%)     max: 2995 Points
min: 2659     avg: 2927     median: 2950 (30%)     max: 3208 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 4619     avg: 4965     median: 4910 (8%)     max: 5714 Points
min: 5094     avg: 5441     median: 5419 (9%)     max: 5885 Points
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
1100 seconds (13%)
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
min: 32.5     avg: 34.2     median: 34.6 (7%)     max: 35.4 seconds
3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 1972     avg: 2139     median: 2169 (15%)     max: 2212 Points
min: 2273     avg: 2377     median: 2351 (16%)     max: 2598 Points
3DMark 06 - CPU - Standard 1280x1024
min: 2166     avg: 2167     median: 2167 (52%)     max: 2168 Points
2353 Points (56%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 1280x800
min: 2023     avg: 2102     median: 2141 (75%)     max: 2180 Points
3DMark 06 - CPU - Standard 1280x768 1280x768
min: 2147     avg: 2152     median: 2148 (71%)     max: 2160 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 20.546     avg: 21     median: 20.8 (5%)     max: 21.481 Seconds
min: 17     avg: 17.5     median: 17.5 (4%)     max: 18 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 48.797     avg: 50.3     median: 50 (2%)     max: 52.791 Seconds
min: 42     avg: 43.5     median: 43.5 (2%)     max: 45 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
1160 Seconds (5%)
min: 1126     avg: 1196     median: 1195.5 (5%)     max: 1265 Seconds
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
22444 MIPS (11%)
23933 MIPS (11%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
16370 MFLOPS (13%)
19062 MFLOPS (15%)
PCMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
min: 3731     avg: 5437     median: 5443 (34%)     max: 6939 Points
min: 5765     avg: 6306     median: 6334 (40%)     max: 6668 Points
Windows Vista Experience Index - CPU
5.3 Points (76%)
5.5 Points (79%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Processor
6 points (77%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
min: 4306     avg: 4556     median: 4594 (6%)     max: 4735 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
2209 Points (18%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
2676 Points (24%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
4933 Points (10%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
2810 Points (6%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
3466 Points (9%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
2302 Points (4%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
1248 Points (26%)
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
2624 Points (4%)
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
1454 Points (30%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
min: 2098     avg: 3453     median: 3453 (6%)     max: 4808 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
min: 305.8     avg: 308     median: 308.5 (3%)     max: 311.1 ms
Sunspider - 0.9.1 Total Score *
276 ms (3%)
Octane V2 - Total Score
13028 Points (25%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 → 100%

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo T9500 → 108%

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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)