Intel Core 2 Duo T6600 vs Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 vs Intel Core 2 Duo T9900

Intel Core 2 Duo T6600

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The Intel Core 2 Duo T6600 is an entry to mid-range dual core processor for laptops. It is based on the Penryn architecture, but features only 2 MB level 2 cache and a mediocre clock rate of 2.2 GHz. Compared to the similar T6670, the T6600 does not feature Virtualization features in hardware and is speced at a lower maximum temperature.

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 T6600.

Intel Core 2 Duo T9300

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The Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 was a upper middle class dual core CPU for laptops, at the time of introduction. It is similar to the Core 2 Duo T9400 but features a slower clocked front side bus.

Due to the relatively high clock speed and 6MB Level 2 cache, the T9300 offers enough performance for most demanding games (in 2009) and applications.

The T9300 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

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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).

Intel Core 2 Duo T6600Intel Core 2 Duo T9300Intel Core 2 Duo T9900
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: 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
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Intel Core 2 Duo T6600Intel Core 2 Duo T9300Intel Core 2 Duo T9900
$316 U.S.$530 U.S.

Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 2308     avg: 2391     median: 2355 (21%)     max: 2631
min: 2719     avg: 2823     median: 2799 (25%)     max: 3009
min: 3353     avg: 3538     median: 3537.5 (32%)     max: 3722
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 4335     avg: 4525     median: 4472 (8%)     max: 4833
min: 4968     avg: 5230     median: 5189.5 (9%)     max: 5854
min: 6318     avg: 6886     median: 7094 (12%)     max: 7247
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
100%
1 T6600 +
min: 4229     avg: 4727     median: 4864.5 (5%)     max: 4948 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
100%
1 T6600 +
min: 2257     avg: 2454     median: 2463 (19%)     max: 2633 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 T6600 +
min: 1190     avg: 2015     median: 2268.7 (27%)     max: 2331 s
124%
1 T9900 +
799 s (9%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
min: 37     avg: 63.1     median: 71.1 (14%)     max: 73.336 s
31.6 s (6%)
25.1 s (5%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 1852     avg: 1942     median: 1947 (11%)     max: 1989 Points
min: 2109     avg: 2249     median: 2257.5 (12%)     max: 2336 Points
2787 Points (15%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 22     avg: 23     median: 23 (5%)     max: 24 s
min: 17     avg: 17.6     median: 17.9 (4%)     max: 18 s
15.3 s (3%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 54     avg: 59     median: 60.5 (3%)     max: 61 s
min: 43     avg: 43.4     median: 43.1 (2%)     max: 44 s
37.1 s (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 1322     avg: 1334     median: 1334.5 (6%)     max: 1343 s
1173 s (5%)
972 s (4%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
min: 20109     avg: 20199     median: 20216 (10%)     max: 20254 MIPS
23021 MIPS (11%)
25083 MIPS (12%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
min: 14760     avg: 15060     median: 15119.5 (12%)     max: 15241 MFLOPS
18370 MFLOPS (14%)
20460 MFLOPS (16%)
PCMark 05 - PCMark 05 - Standard
min: 3511     avg: 4691     median: 4746.5 (30%)     max: 5758 Points
min: 4423     avg: 5707     median: 5899 (37%)     max: 6890 Points
8922 Points (56%)
Windows Vista Experience Index - Windows Vista Leistungsindex - Prozessor
100%
1 T9300 +
min: 4.8     avg: 5.3     median: 5.4 (77%)     max: 5.4 Points
106%
1 T9900 +
5.7 Points (81%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
1 T6600 +
min: 5.6     avg: 5.7     median: 5.7 (73%)     max: 5.7 Points
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
min: 4198     avg: 4217     median: 4216.5 (5%)     max: 4235 Points
min: 4554     avg: 4735     median: 4735 (5%)     max: 4916 Points
6045 Points (7%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo T6600 → 100% n=11

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 → 112% n=11

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 → 133% n=11

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