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Intel Core 2 Duo T9600 vs Intel Core 2 Duo SL9600 vs Intel Core 2 Duo P8700

Intel Core 2 Duo T9600

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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 SL9600

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The Intel Core 2 Duo SL9600 is a low power laptop processor for small and slim laptops. It features the full 6 MB level 2 cache and all features of the Penryn core (e.g. VT-x and Trusted Execution). Due to the large cache, the CPU shows a good performance for the small clock rate. However, in the MacBook Air, the CPU throttled very often, leading to the slower benchmarks in our database.

Compared to other Core 2 Duo models, the C2D SL9600 only supports the socket BGA956 and is soldered in the MacBook Air models.

 

Intel Core 2 Duo P8700

► remove from comparison Intel P8700

The Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 is a mid-range dual core processor for laptops. It features 2.53 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). Technically, the P8700 is a slower clocked P8800 CPU.

Due to the relatively high clock speed, modern games (in 2009) should not be limited by the CPU speed (in conjunction with a middle class graphics card). High end gamers should choose a higher clocked Dual Core instead (when using a high end GPU).

The P8700 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 1200 MHz to save power (in idle mode).

ModelIntel Core 2 Duo T9600Intel Core 2 Duo SL9600Intel Core 2 Duo P8700
SeriesIntel Core 2 DuoIntel Core 2 DuoIntel Core 2 Duo
CodenamePenrynPenrynPenryn
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
Clock2800 MHz2130 MHz2530 MHz
FSB106610661066
L2 Cache6 MB6 MB3 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 22 / 2
TDP35 Watt17 Watt25 Watt
Transistors410 Million410 Million410 Million
45 nm, 1.05-1.2125 V45 nm, 1.05-1.1545 nm, 1.00V - 1.25V
Die Size107 mm2107 mm2107 mm2
max. Temp.105 °C105 °C105 °C
SocketSocket P (BGA479, PGA478)BGA956BGA479, PGA478
Architecturex86x86x86
$316 U.S.$316 U.S.$209 U.S.
Announced
ManufacturerIntel Core 2 Duo T9600Intel Core 2 Duo SL9600Intel Core 2 Duo P8700
L1 Cache128 KB
FeaturesEnhanced Speedstep, Intel VT, TXT, Intel64SSE4.1, Virtualization Technology, Execute Disable Bit, Enhanced Speedstep, Ehnaced Halt State (C1E), 64 Bit, Trusted Execution Technology

Benchmarks

Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 3060     avg: 3204     median: 3106.5 (25%)     max: 3541 Points
2054 Points (17%)
min: 2516     avg: 2826     median: 2805 (23%)     max: 3057 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 5538     avg: 5936     median: 5801 (7%)     max: 6785 Points
3281 Points (4%)
min: 4741     avg: 5273     median: 5169 (6%)     max: 5882 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
100%
1 SL9600 +
4815 Points (4%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
100%
1 SL9600 +
2726 Points (15%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
min: 877     avg: 900     median: 899.5 (11%)     max: 922 s
min: 1163     avg: 1436     median: 1435.5 (17%)     max: 1708 s
min: 975     avg: 1020     median: 1038 (12%)     max: 1048 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
min: 27     avg: 28.1     median: 27.7 (6%)     max: 29.7 s
min: 38     avg: 43.1     median: 43.1 (9%)     max: 48.2 s
min: 30.3     avg: 31.6     median: 31.6 (6%)     max: 32.9 s
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 T9600 +
min: 2465     avg: 2524     median: 2517 (5%)     max: 2598 Points
90%
1 P8700 +
min: 2085     avg: 2231     median: 2253.5 (5%)     max: 2285 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 16     avg: 16.3     median: 16 (3%)     max: 16.98 s
min: 19.75     avg: 22.7     median: 20.5 (4%)     max: 30 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 39     avg: 39.8     median: 39.5 (2%)     max: 40.98 s
min: 46.46     avg: 54     median: 50.4 (2%)     max: 69 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 1033     avg: 1052     median: 1034 (5%)     max: 1088 s
min: 1188     avg: 1227     median: 1227 (5%)     max: 1266 s
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
min: 25986     avg: 26074     median: 26073.5 (12%)     max: 26161 MIPS
min: 12450     avg: 15986     median: 15985.5 (8%)     max: 19521 MIPS
min: 19740     avg: 21536     median: 21536 (10%)     max: 23332 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
min: 19701     avg: 20127     median: 20126.5 (15%)     max: 20552 MFLOPS
min: 11830     avg: 13238     median: 13237.5 (10%)     max: 14645 MFLOPS
min: 17580     avg: 18070     median: 18070 (14%)     max: 18560 MFLOPS
PCMark 05 - PCMark 05 - Standard
100%
1 T9600 +
min: 5911     avg: 6761     median: 6798 (43%)     max: 7573 Points
79%
1 P8700 +
min: 4987     avg: 5478     median: 5364 (34%)     max: 6196 Points
Windows Vista Experience Index - Windows Vista Leistungsindex - Prozessor
5.6 Points (80%)
5.4 Points (77%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
1 P8700 +
6.1 Points (78%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 T9600 +
min: 5700     avg: 5703     median: 5703 (5%)     max: 5706 Points
85%
1 P8700 +
min: 4831     avg: 4872     median: 4872 (5%)     max: 4913 Points

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo T9600 → 100% n=10

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo SL9600 → 83% n=10

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 → 94% n=10

- 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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