Intel Core 2 Duo P9600 vs Intel Core 2 Duo P8700

Intel Core 2 Duo P9600

► remove Intel P9600

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 P8700

► remove Intel P8700

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 P9600Intel Core 2 Duo P8700
Intel Core 2 DuoIntel Core 2 Duo
PenrynPenryn
: Core 2 Duo Penryn
Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 compare3.06 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9800 compare2.92 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P9700 compare2.8 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9600 compare2.8 GHz2 / 2
» Intel Core 2 Duo P96002.66 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9550 compare2.66 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9500 compare2.6 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP9600 compare2.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P9500 compare2.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9400 compare2.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P8800 compare2.66 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 compare2.5 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P87002.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP9400 compare2.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 compare2.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T8300 compare2.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP9300 compare2.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 compare2.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7570 compare2.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7550 compare2.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6770 compare2.3 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9600 compare2.13 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7450 compare2.13 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6670 compare2.2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6600 compare2.2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 compare2.1 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7370 compare2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7350 compare2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6570 compare2.1 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6500 compare2.1 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9400 compare1.86 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9380 compare1.8 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6400 compare2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9300 compare1.6 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU9600 compare1.6 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU9400 compare1.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300 compare1.3 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU9300 compare1.2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 compare3.06 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9800 compare2.92 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P9700 compare2.8 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9600 compare2.8 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P96002.66 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9550 compare2.66 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9500 compare2.6 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP9600 compare2.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P9500 compare2.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9400 compare2.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P8800 compare2.66 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 compare2.5 GHz2 / 2
» Intel Core 2 Duo P87002.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP9400 compare2.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 compare2.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T8300 compare2.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP9300 compare2.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 compare2.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7570 compare2.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7550 compare2.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6770 compare2.3 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9600 compare2.13 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7450 compare2.13 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6670 compare2.2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6600 compare2.2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 compare2.1 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7370 compare2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P7350 compare2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6570 compare2.1 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6500 compare2.1 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9400 compare1.86 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9380 compare1.8 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T6400 compare2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9300 compare1.6 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU9600 compare1.6 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU9400 compare1.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300 compare1.3 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU9300 compare1.2 GHz2 / 2
2660 MHz2530 MHz
10661066
128 KB
6 MB3 MB
2 / 22 / 2
25 25
410 410
45 1.05-1.212V45 1.00V - 1.25V
107 mm2107 mm2
105 °C105 °C
PGA478BGA479, 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
Architecturex86x86
$348 U.S.$209 U.S.
Intel Core 2 Duo P9600Intel Core 2 Duo P8700

Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
2971 (27%)
min: 2516     avg: 2826     median: 2805 (25%)     max: 3057
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
5507 (9%)
min: 4741     avg: 5273     median: 5169 (9%)     max: 5882
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 P8700 +
min: 974.687     avg: 1020     median: 1038.2 (12%)     max: 1048 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 P8700 +
min: 30.3     avg: 31.6     median: 31.6 (6%)     max: 32.9 s
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
2375 Points (13%)
min: 2085     avg: 2231     median: 2253.5 (12%)     max: 2285 Points
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
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 P8700 +
min: 46.457     avg: 54     median: 50.4 (2%)     max: 69 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 P8700 +
min: 1187.87     avg: 1227     median: 1226.9 (5%)     max: 1266 s
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
100%
1 P8700 +
min: 19740     avg: 21536     median: 21536 (10%)     max: 23332 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
100%
1 P8700 +
min: 17580     avg: 18070     median: 18070 (14%)     max: 18560 MFLOPS
PCMark 05 - PCMark 05 - Standard
100%
1 P8700 +
min: 4987     avg: 5478     median: 5364 (34%)     max: 6196 Points
Windows Vista Experience Index - Windows Vista Leistungsindex - Prozessor
100%
1 P8700 +
5.4 Points (77%)
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 (6%)     max: 4913 Points

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo P9600 → 100% n=3

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 → 94% n=3

-
-
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

Add one or more devices and compare

In the following list you can select (and also search for) devices that should be added to the comparison. You can select more than one device.

restrict list:

show all (including archived), 2020, 2019
v1.16
Please share our article, every link counts!
> Notebook / Laptop Reviews and News > Benchmarks / Tech > Processor Comparison - Head 2 Head
Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)