Intel Core 2 Duo P9500 vs Intel Core 2 Duo P8600

Intel Core 2 Duo P9500

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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).

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 P9500Intel Core 2 Duo P8600
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 T9500 (compare)2600 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP9600 (compare)2530 MHz2 / 2
» Intel Core 2 Duo P95002530 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 T9500 (compare)2600 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP9600 (compare)2530 MHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P95002530 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
2530 MHz2400 MHz
10661066
128 KB128 KB
6 MB3 MB
2 / 22 / 2
25 25
410 274
45 45 1-1.25 V
107 mm281 mm2
105 °C105 °C
BGA479, PGA478Socket P (BGA479, PGA478)
Virtualization 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
$348 U.S.$209 U.S.
Intel Core 2 Duo P9500Intel Core 2 Duo P8600

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
118 Points (31%)
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
65 Points (42%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 1.34     avg: 1.4     median: 1.4 (38%)     max: 1.4 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 2758     avg: 2944     median: 2901 (49%)     max: 3234 Points
min: 2545     avg: 2644     median: 2618 (44%)     max: 2995 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 5245     avg: 5607     median: 5501.5 (46%)     max: 6104 Points
min: 4619     avg: 4965     median: 4910 (41%)     max: 5714 Points
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
30.5 seconds (6%)
min: 32.5     avg: 34.2     median: 34.6 (7%)     max: 35.4 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
1100 seconds (13%)
3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 2195     avg: 2300     median: 2320 (49%)     max: 2350 Points
min: 1972     avg: 2139     median: 2169 (46%)     max: 2212 Points
3DMark 06 - CPU - 1280x800
1687 Points (59%)
min: 2023     avg: 2102     median: 2141 (75%)     max: 2180 Points
3DMark 06 - CPU - Standard 1280x1024
min: 2166     avg: 2167     median: 2167 (68%)     max: 2168 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: 17.675     avg: 18     median: 18 (4%)     max: 18.314 Seconds
min: 20.546     avg: 21     median: 20.8 (5%)     max: 21.481 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 42.495     avg: 43.2     median: 43.2 (2%)     max: 43.914 Seconds
min: 48.797     avg: 50.3     median: 50 (2%)     max: 52.791 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
1101 Seconds (5%)
1160 Seconds (5%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
23667 MIPS (37%)
22444 MIPS (35%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
17820 MFLOPS (35%)
16370 MFLOPS (32%)
PCMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
min: 4598     avg: 6203     median: 6250 (55%)     max: 7387 Points
min: 3731     avg: 5437     median: 5443 (48%)     max: 6939 Points
Windows Vista Experience Index - CPU
5.4 Points (77%)
5.3 Points (76%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Processor
6 points (79%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
min: 5060     avg: 5142     median: 5157 (21%)     max: 5210 Points
min: 4306     avg: 4556     median: 4594 (19%)     max: 4735 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
2209 Points (21%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
2676 Points (32%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
4933 Points (23%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
2810 Points (30%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
3466 Points (28%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
2302 Points (24%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
1248 Points (38%)
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
2624 Points (26%)
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
1454 Points (40%)
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 (26%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo P9500 → 100%

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 → 99%

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