Intel Core 2 Duo T8300 vs Intel Core 2 Duo T9900

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.

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 T8300Intel Core 2 Duo T9900
Intel Core 2 DuoIntel Core 2 Duo
PenrynPenryn
Series: Core 2 Duo Penryn
Intel Core 2 Duo T99003.06 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 P9600 compare2.66 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 P8700 compare2.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP9400 compare2.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 compare2.4 GHz2 / 2
» Intel Core 2 Duo T83002.4 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 T99003.06 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 P9600 compare2.66 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 P8700 compare2.53 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo SP9400 compare2.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 compare2.4 GHz2 / 2
Intel Core 2 Duo T83002.4 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
2400 MHz3060 MHz
8001066
3 MB6 MB
2 / 22 / 2
35 35
410 410
45 1-1.25V45 1.05-1.2125 V
107 mm2107 mm2
105 °C105 °C
BGA479, PGA478Socket P (BGA479, PGA478)
Virtualization (VT-x), Intel 64, Idle States, Enhanced Speedstep, Execute Disable BitSSE4.1, Virtualization Technology, Execute Disable Bit, Enhanced Speedstep, Ehnaced Halt State (C1E), 64 Bit, Trusted Execution Technology
Architecturex86x86
$241 U.S.$530 U.S.
Intel Core 2 Duo T8300Intel Core 2 Duo T9900
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Benchmarks

Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 2406     avg: 2612     median: 2626 (23%)     max: 2704
min: 3353     avg: 3538     median: 3537.5 (32%)     max: 3722
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 3918     avg: 4773     median: 4837 (8%)     max: 4965
min: 6318     avg: 6886     median: 7094 (12%)     max: 7247
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 T9900 +
799 s (9%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 T9900 +
25.1 s (5%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 1986     avg: 2121     median: 2143 (12%)     max: 2181 Points
2787 Points (15%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 20     avg: 20.8     median: 21 (5%)     max: 21 s
15.3 s (3%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 50     avg: 50.5     median: 50.5 (2%)     max: 50.996 s
37.1 s (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
1206 s (5%)
972 s (4%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
22062 MIPS (10%)
25083 MIPS (12%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
17583 MFLOPS (13%)
20460 MFLOPS (16%)
PCMark 05 - PCMark 05 - Standard
min: 4358     avg: 5255     median: 5311 (33%)     max: 6090 Points
8922 Points (56%)
Windows Vista Experience Index - Windows Vista Leistungsindex - Prozessor
min: 4     avg: 5.1     median: 5.3 (76%)     max: 5.4 Points
5.7 Points (81%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
4628 Points (5%)
6045 Points (7%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo T8300 → 100% n=11

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 → 123% n=11

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