Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 vs Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 vs Intel Core 2 Duo T9600

Intel Core 2 Duo T9300

► remove Intel T9300

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 P8400

► remove Intel P8400

The Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 is a dual core processor for laptops. It features 2.26 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).

The performance of the P8400 is on par with the fast Turion II Ultra with about 2.4 to 2.6 GHz. Modern demanding games like Supreme Commander may be limited by the CPU performance. High end gamers should choose a higher clocked Core 2 Duo (or Core i5 / i7).

The P8400 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 P8400 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 T9600

► remove Intel T9600

The Intel Core 2 Duo T9600 is a high end dual core CPU for laptops (at the time of introduction). Compared to the faster T9900 it does not support the new power saving C1E state. The newer Core 2 Duo P9700 offers a similar performance but features a lower TDP of 28 Watt.

Due to the high clock speed, the T9600 offers enough performance for demanding games (in 2009) and applications. 

The T9600 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 T9600 can be used in a Socket P socket with 479 pins.

Intel Core 2 Duo T9300Intel Core 2 Duo P8400Intel Core 2 Duo T9600
Intel Core 2 DuoIntel Core 2 DuoIntel Core 2 Duo
PenrynPenrynPenryn
: 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
2500 MHz2260 MHz2800 MHz
80010661066
128 KB128 KB
6 MB3 MB6 MB
2 / 22 / 22 / 2
35 25 35
410 410 410
45 1-1.25V45 1.05-1.1545 1.05-1.2125 V
107 mm2107 mm2107 mm2
105 °C105 °C105 °C
BGA479, PGA478Socket PSocket P (BGA479, 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
Architecturex86x86x86
$316 U.S.$209 U.S.$316 U.S.
Intel Core 2 Duo T9300Intel Core 2 Duo P8400Intel Core 2 Duo T9600

Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 2719     avg: 2823     median: 2799 (25%)     max: 3009
min: 2418     avg: 2527     median: 2497 (22%)     max: 2882
min: 3060     avg: 3204     median: 3106.5 (28%)     max: 3541
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 4968     avg: 5230     median: 5189.5 (9%)     max: 5854
min: 4507     avg: 4701     median: 4630 (8%)     max: 5314
min: 5538     avg: 5936     median: 5801 (10%)     max: 6785
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
31.6 s (6%)
34.2 s (7%)
min: 27     avg: 28.1     median: 27.7 (6%)     max: 29.7 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 T9600 +
min: 877.11     avg: 900     median: 899.6 (11%)     max: 922.1 s
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 2109     avg: 2249     median: 2257.5 (12%)     max: 2336 Points
min: 1922     avg: 2030     median: 2036 (11%)     max: 2084 Points
min: 2465     avg: 2524     median: 2517 (14%)     max: 2598 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 17     avg: 17.6     median: 17.9 (4%)     max: 18 s
min: 21.746     avg: 22.1     median: 22 (5%)     max: 22.714 s
min: 16     avg: 16.3     median: 16 (3%)     max: 16.98 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 43     avg: 43.4     median: 43.1 (2%)     max: 44 s
min: 50.65     avg: 51.5     median: 51.7 (2%)     max: 52.229 s
min: 39     avg: 39.8     median: 39.5 (2%)     max: 40.98 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
1173 s (5%)
1212 s (5%)
min: 1032.5     avg: 1051     median: 1034 (5%)     max: 1087.85 s
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
23021 MIPS (11%)
21204 MIPS (10%)
min: 25986     avg: 26074     median: 26073.5 (12%)     max: 26161 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
18370 MFLOPS (14%)
15993 MFLOPS (12%)
min: 19701     avg: 20127     median: 20126.5 (15%)     max: 20552 MFLOPS
PCMark 05 - PCMark 05 - Standard
min: 4423     avg: 5707     median: 5899 (37%)     max: 6890 Points
min: 3410     avg: 5117     median: 5201.5 (33%)     max: 6255 Points
min: 5911     avg: 6761     median: 6798 (43%)     max: 7573 Points
Windows Vista Experience Index - Windows Vista Leistungsindex - Prozessor
min: 4.8     avg: 5.3     median: 5.4 (77%)     max: 5.4 Points
5.2 Points (74%)
5.6 Points (80%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
min: 4554     avg: 4735     median: 4735 (5%)     max: 4916 Points
min: 3518     avg: 4111     median: 4340 (5%)     max: 4475 Points
min: 5700     avg: 5703     median: 5703 (7%)     max: 5706 Points

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 → 100% n=12

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 → 93% n=12

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo T9600 → 108% n=12

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