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Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 vs Intel Core 2 Duo P9600 vs Intel Core 2 Duo T9900

Intel Core 2 Duo P8700

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The Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 is a mid-range dual core processor for laptops. It features 2.53 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). Technically, the P8700 is a slower clocked P8800 CPU.

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).

The P8700 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).

Intel Core 2 Duo P9600

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The Intel Core 2 Duo P9600 was a upper middle class dual core CPU for laptops, at the time of introduction. It is similar to the Core 2 Duo T9550 except for the lower TDP of 25 versus 35 Watt).

Due to the relatively high clock speed and 6MB Level 2 cache, the P9600 offers enough performance for demanding games (in 2009) and applications. The newer Core i3-330M should deliver a similar performance due to the hyperthreading support.

The P9600 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 T9900

► remove from comparison Intel T9900

The Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 is the theoretical successor of the Core 2 Extreme X9100 (which also clocks at 3.06 GHz) that uses less power due to the modern stepping and the Enhanced Halt State (C1E). The only advantage of the X9100 is the free multiplikator (which allows easy overclocking of the CPU).

The T9900 is a fast dual core CPU for laptops which features 6 MB of shared level 2 cache and a TDP of 35 Watt. Due to the high clock speed, modern games (in 2009) should not be limited by the CPU speed. For single threaded applications it is one of the fastest CPUs for laptops (only beaten by the new Core i7 with enabled Turbo mode). 

The T9900 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 T9900 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 P8700Intel Core 2 Duo P9600Intel Core 2 Duo T9900
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 P8700 « 2.53 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
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 P9600 « 2.66 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
Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 « 3.06 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 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
Clock2530 MHz2660 MHz3060 MHz
FSB106610661066
L2 Cache3 MB6 MB6 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 22 / 2
TDP25 Watt25 Watt35 Watt
Transistors410 Million410 Million410 Million
45 nm, 1.00V - 1.25V45 nm, 1.05-1.212V45 nm, 1.05-1.2125 V
Die Size107 mm2107 mm2107 mm2
max. Temp.105 °C105 °C105 °C
SocketBGA479, PGA478PGA478Socket P (BGA479, PGA478)
FeaturesSSE4.1, Virtualization Technology, Execute Disable Bit, Enhanced Speedstep, Ehnaced Halt State (C1E), 64 Bit, Trusted Execution TechnologyVirtualization Technology (VT-x), Trusted Execution, Intel 64, Enhanced Speedstep, Execute Disable BitSSE4.1, Virtualization Technology, Execute Disable Bit, Enhanced Speedstep, Ehnaced Halt State (C1E), 64 Bit, Trusted Execution Technology
Architecturex86x86x86
$209 U.S.$348 U.S.$530 U.S.
Announced
ManufacturerIntel Core 2 Duo P8700Intel Core 2 Duo P9600Intel Core 2 Duo T9900
L1 Cache128 KB128 KB

Benchmarks

Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 2516     avg: 2826     median: 2805 (17%)     max: 3057 Points
2971 Points (18%)
min: 3353     avg: 3538     median: 3537.5 (21%)     max: 3722 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 4741     avg: 5273     median: 5169 (4%)     max: 5882 Points
5507 Points (4%)
min: 6318     avg: 6886     median: 7094 (5%)     max: 7247 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 P8700 +
min: 975     avg: 1020     median: 1038 (12%)     max: 1048 s
103%
1 T9900 +
799 s (9%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 P8700 +
min: 30.3     avg: 31.6     median: 31.6 (6%)     max: 32.9 s
101%
1 T9900 +
25.1 s (5%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 2085     avg: 2231     median: 2253.5 (5%)     max: 2285 Points
2375 Points (5%)
2787 Points (6%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 P8700 +
min: 19.75     avg: 22.7     median: 20.5 (4%)     max: 30 s
101%
1 T9900 +
15.3 s (3%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 P8700 +
min: 46.46     avg: 54     median: 50.4 (2%)     max: 69 s
101%
1 T9900 +
37.1 s (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 P8700 +
min: 1188     avg: 1227     median: 1227 (5%)     max: 1266 s
101%
1 T9900 +
972 s (4%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
100%
1 P8700 +
min: 19740     avg: 21536     median: 21536 (10%)     max: 23332 MIPS
116%
1 T9900 +
25083 MIPS (12%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
100%
1 P8700 +
min: 17580     avg: 18070     median: 18070 (14%)     max: 18560 MFLOPS
113%
1 T9900 +
20460 MFLOPS (16%)
PCMark 05 - PCMark 05 - Standard
100%
1 P8700 +
min: 4987     avg: 5478     median: 5364 (34%)     max: 6196 Points
166%
1 T9900 +
8922 Points (56%)
Windows Vista Experience Index - Windows Vista Leistungsindex - Prozessor
100%
1 P8700 +
5.4 Points (77%)
106%
1 T9900 +
5.7 Points (81%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
1 P8700 +
6.1 Points (78%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 P8700 +
min: 4831     avg: 4872     median: 4872 (5%)     max: 4913 Points
124%
1 T9900 +
6045 Points (6%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 → 100% n=3

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo P9600 → 106% n=3

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 → 129% n=3

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

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