Intel Core 2 Duo P9600 vs Intel Core 2 Duo P9700 vs Intel Core 2 Duo T6500

Intel Core 2 Duo P9600

► remove from comparison 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 P9700

► remove from comparison Intel P9700

The Intel Core 2 Duo P9700 is a high end dual core CPU for laptops (at the time of introduction). It is the fastest Core 2 Duo P-model and the performance is comparable to the Core 2 Duo T9600. Still the TDP rating is considerably better (28 versus 35 Watt).

Due to the high clock speed, the P9700 offers enough performance for demanding games (in 2009) and applications. 

The P9700 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 P9700 can be used in a Socket P socket with 479 pins.

Intel Core 2 Duo T6500

► remove from comparison

The Intel Core 2 Duo T6500 is an entry level dual core processor for laptops. It is based on the Penryn core but offers only 2 MB level 2 cache and a slow clock rate of 2.1 GHz. Compared to the Core 2 Duo T6570, the T6500 does not offer Virtualization VT-x and is therefore aimed at consumer notebooks.

The performance should be suited for non demanding applications like office, internet, entry level video editing or image correction. CPU intense games may be limited by the power of the T6500.

Intel Core 2 Duo P9600Intel Core 2 Duo P9700Intel Core 2 Duo T6500
Intel Core 2 DuoIntel Core 2 DuoIntel Core 2 Duo
PenrynPenrynPenryn
Series: Core 2 Duo Penryn
Intel Core 2 Duo T99003.06 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T98002.92 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P97002.8 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T96002.8 GHz2 / 2
» Intel Core 2 Duo P96002.66 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T95502.66 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T95002.6 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP96002.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P95002.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T94002.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P88002.66 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T93002.5 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P87002.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP94002.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P86002.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T83002.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP93002.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P84002.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P75702.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P75502.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T67702.3 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL96002.13 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P74502.13 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T66702.2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T66002.2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T81002.1 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P73702 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P73502 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T65702.1 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T65002.1 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL94001.86 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL93801.8 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T64002 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL93001.6 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU96001.6 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU94001.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU73001.3 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU93001.2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T99003.06 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T98002.92 GHz2 / 2
» Intel Core 2 Duo P97002.8 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T96002.8 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P96002.66 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T95502.66 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T95002.6 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP96002.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P95002.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T94002.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P88002.66 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T93002.5 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P87002.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP94002.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P86002.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T83002.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP93002.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P84002.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P75702.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P75502.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T67702.3 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL96002.13 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P74502.13 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T66702.2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T66002.2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T81002.1 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P73702 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P73502 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T65702.1 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T65002.1 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL94001.86 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL93801.8 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T64002 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL93001.6 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU96001.6 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU94001.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU73001.3 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU93001.2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T99003.06 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T98002.92 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P97002.8 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T96002.8 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P96002.66 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T95502.66 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T95002.6 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP96002.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P95002.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T94002.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P88002.66 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T93002.5 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P87002.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP94002.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P86002.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T83002.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP93002.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P84002.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P75702.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P75502.26 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T67702.3 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL96002.13 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P74502.13 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T66702.2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T66002.2 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T81002.1 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P73702 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P73502 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T65702.1 GHz2 / 2
» Intel Core 2 Duo T65002.1 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL94001.86 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL93801.8 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T64002 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SL93001.6 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU96001.6 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU94001.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU73001.3 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SU93001.2 GHz2 / 2
2660 MHz2800 MHz2100 MHz
10661066800
128 KB128 KB
6 MB6 MB2 MB
2 / 22 / 22 / 2
25 28 35
410 410 410
45 1.05-1.212V45 1.012-1.175V45
107 mm2107 mm2107 mm2
105 °C105 °C
PGA478PGA478PGA478
Virtualization Technology (VT-x), Trusted Execution, Intel 64, Enhanced Speedstep, Execute Disable BitVirtualization (VT-x), Trusted Execution, Intel 64, Enhanced Speedstep, Execute Disable Bit
Architecturex86x86x86
$348 U.S.$348 U.S.
Intel Core 2 Duo P9600Intel Core 2 Duo P9700Intel Core 2 Duo T6500

Benchmarks

Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
2971 (27%)
min: 3060     avg: 3330     median: 3425 (31%)     max: 3506
min: 2197     avg: 2283     median: 2249 (20%)     max: 2487
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
5507 (9%)
min: 5680     avg: 6143     median: 6133 (10%)     max: 6616
min: 3800     avg: 4254     median: 4262 (7%)     max: 4757
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 P9700 +
1737 s (21%)
108%
1 T6500 +
min: 1158.21     avg: 1172     median: 1171.6 (14%)     max: 1184.92 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 P9700 +
54.6 s (11%)
104%
1 T6500 +
min: 36.5     avg: 36.9     median: 37 (7%)     max: 37.237 s
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
2375 Points (13%)
min: 2506     avg: 2552     median: 2540 (14%)     max: 2610 Points
min: 1768     avg: 1856     median: 1879 (10%)     max: 1887 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 P9700 +
16 s (3%)
98%
1 T6500 +
min: 22     avg: 24.1     median: 24.5 (5%)     max: 25.584 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 P9700 +
39 s (2%)
99%
1 T6500 +
min: 54     avg: 58.3     median: 58.5 (3%)     max: 62.306 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 P9700 +
1030 s (5%)
99%
1 T6500 +
min: 1339     avg: 1348     median: 1341 (6%)     max: 1363 s
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
100%
1 P9700 +
25753 MIPS (12%)
76%
1 T6500 +
19458 MIPS (9%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
100%
1 P9700 +
19374 MFLOPS (15%)
79%
1 T6500 +
15381 MFLOPS (12%)
PCMark 05 - PCMark 05 - Standard
100%
1 P9700 +
7348 Points (46%)
72%
1 T6500 +
min: 4087     avg: 4922     median: 5278 (33%)     max: 5522 Points
Windows Vista Experience Index - Windows Vista Leistungsindex - Prozessor
100%
1 T6500 +
min: 5     avg: 5.1     median: 5.1 (73%)     max: 5.1 Points
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 P9700 +
5396 Points (6%)
74%
1 T6500 +
min: 3945     avg: 4015     median: 4014.5 (5%)     max: 4084 Points

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

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo P9700 → 111% n=3

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo T6500 → 77% 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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