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Intel Core 2 Duo P9700 vs Intel Core 2 Duo SP9300 vs Intel Core 2 Duo T8300

Intel Core 2 Duo P9700

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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 SP9300

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The Core 2 Duo SP9300 is a power efficient (25W TDP) dual core CPU for laptops. Compared to other Core 2 Duo with 2.26 GHz, the SP9300 features the full 6 MB level 2 cache of the Penryn core. Usually 3MB are enabled for 25 W CPUs at this clock range (e.g. P8400). Therefore, the performance is a bit better than similar clocked C2D CPUs.

Intel Core 2 Duo T8300

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The Intel Core 2 Duo T8300 was at the time of announcement a fast dual-core CPU for laptops with 3 MB level 2 cache. It is based on the Penryn core with all features enabled (but without the full 6MB level 2 cache). The later announced Core 2 Duo P7450 was cheaper and used less power.

ModelIntel Core 2 Duo P9700Intel Core 2 Duo SP9300Intel Core 2 Duo T8300
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 P9700 « 2.8 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
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 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 SP9300 « 2.26 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 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 T8300 « 2.4 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
Clock2800 MHz2260 MHz2400 MHz
FSB10661066800
L1 Cache128 KB
L2 Cache6 MB6 MB3 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 22 / 2
TDP28 Watt25 Watt35 Watt
Transistors410 Million410 Million410 Million
45 nm, 1.012-1.175V45 nm, 1.05-1.15V45 nm, 1-1.25V
Die Size107 mm2107 mm2107 mm2
max. Temp.105 °C105 °C105 °C
SocketPGA478BGA956BGA479, PGA478
FeaturesVirtualization (VT-x), Trusted Execution, Intel 64, Enhanced Speedstep, Execute Disable BitVirtualization Technology (VT-x), Trusted Execution Technology, Intel 64, Enhanced Speedstep, Execute Disable BitVirtualization (VT-x), Intel 64, Idle States, Enhanced Speedstep, Execute Disable Bit
Architecturex86x86x86
$348 U.S.$284 U.S.$241 U.S.
Announced
ManufacturerIntel Core 2 Duo P9700Intel Core 2 Duo SP9300Intel Core 2 Duo T8300

Benchmarks

Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 3060     avg: 3330     median: 3425 (28%)     max: 3506 Points
min: 2508     avg: 2522     median: 2517 (21%)     max: 2541 Points
min: 2406     avg: 2612     median: 2626 (21%)     max: 2704 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 5680     avg: 6143     median: 6133 (7%)     max: 6616 Points
min: 4753     avg: 4759     median: 4757 (5%)     max: 4767 Points
min: 3918     avg: 4773     median: 4837 (5%)     max: 4965 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 P9700 +
1737 s (21%)
101%
1 SP9300 +
min: 1146     avg: 1642     median: 1641.5 (19%)     max: 2137 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 P9700 +
54.6 s (11%)
100%
1 SP9300 +
min: 35.95     avg: 52.7     median: 52.7 (11%)     max: 69.4 s
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 2506     avg: 2552     median: 2540 (5%)     max: 2610 Points
min: 1941     avg: 1996     median: 1974 (4%)     max: 2074 Points
min: 1986     avg: 2121     median: 2143 (5%)     max: 2181 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
16 s (3%)
min: 20.03     avg: 21     median: 21 (5%)     max: 22 s
min: 20     avg: 20.8     median: 21 (5%)     max: 21 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
39 s (2%)
min: 47.24     avg: 47.6     median: 47.6 (2%)     max: 48 s
min: 50     avg: 50.5     median: 50.5 (2%)     max: 51 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
1030 s (5%)
1206 s (5%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
25753 MIPS (12%)
19380 MIPS (9%)
22062 MIPS (10%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
19374 MFLOPS (15%)
16680 MFLOPS (13%)
17583 MFLOPS (13%)
PCMark 05 - PCMark 05 - Standard
7348 Points (46%)
min: 4425     avg: 4480     median: 4480 (28%)     max: 4535 Points
min: 4358     avg: 5255     median: 5311 (33%)     max: 6090 Points
Windows Vista Experience Index - Windows Vista Leistungsindex - Prozessor
100%
1 T8300 +
min: 4     avg: 5.1     median: 5.3 (76%)     max: 5.4 Points
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
1 SP9300 +
5.7 Points (73%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 P9700 +
5396 Points (5%)
86%
1 T8300 +
4628 Points (4%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo P9700 → 100% n=9

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo SP9300 → 83% n=9

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo T8300 → 87% n=9

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- 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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