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Intel Core 2 Duo T9600 vs Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 vs Intel Core 2 Duo T9550

Intel Core 2 Duo T9600

► remove from comparison 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 T9900

► remove from comparison Intel T9900

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 T9550

► remove from comparison Intel T9550

The Intel Core 2 Duo T9550 was the middle class dual core CPU for laptops at the time of introduction. It is similar to the Core 2 Duo P9600 except for the higher TDP of 35 versus 25 Watt.

Due to the relatively high clock speed and 6MB Level 2 cache, the T9550 offers enough performance for demanding games (in 2009) and applications. 

The T9550 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).

ModelIntel Core 2 Duo T9600Intel Core 2 Duo T9900Intel Core 2 Duo T9550
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 P97002.8 GHz2 / 2 cores
Intel Core 2 Duo T9600 « 2.8 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 T9900 « 3.06 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 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 T9550 « 2.66 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
Clock2800 MHz3060 MHz2660 MHz
FSB106610661066
L2 Cache6 MB6 MB6 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 22 / 2
TDP35 Watt35 Watt35 Watt
Transistors410 Million410 Million410 Million
45 nm, 1.05-1.2125 V45 nm, 1.05-1.2125 V45 nm, 1.05-1.212V
Die Size107 mm2107 mm2107 mm2
max. Temp.105 °C105 °C105 °C
SocketSocket P (BGA479, PGA478)Socket P (BGA479, PGA478)BGA479, PGA478
Architecturex86x86x86
$316 U.S.$530 U.S.$316 U.S.
Announced
Manufacturerark.intel.comark.intel.comark.intel.com
L1 Cache128 KB128 KB
FeaturesSSE4.1, Virtualization Technology, Execute Disable Bit, Enhanced Speedstep, Ehnaced Halt State (C1E), 64 Bit, Trusted Execution TechnologyVirtualization, Trusted Execution, Intel 64, Enhanced Speedstep (up to C6), ExBit, SSE4.1

Benchmarks

Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 3060     avg: 3204     median: 3106.5 (19%)     max: 3541 Points
min: 3353     avg: 3538     median: 3537.5 (21%)     max: 3722 Points
min: 2911     avg: 2958     median: 2966 (18%)     max: 3001 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 5538     avg: 5936     median: 5801 (4%)     max: 6785 Points
min: 6318     avg: 6886     median: 7094 (5%)     max: 7247 Points
min: 5418     avg: 5530     median: 5577 (4%)     max: 5615 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
min: 877     avg: 900     median: 899.5 (11%)     max: 922 s
799 s (9%)
922 s (11%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
min: 27     avg: 28.1     median: 27.7 (6%)     max: 29.7 s
25.1 s (5%)
29 s (6%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 2465     avg: 2524     median: 2517 (5%)     max: 2598 Points
2787 Points (6%)
min: 2347     avg: 2384     median: 2385 (5%)     max: 2417 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
15.3 s (3%)
min: 16     avg: 17     median: 17 (4%)     max: 17.91 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
37.1 s (2%)
min: 40     avg: 41.6     median: 42 (2%)     max: 42.84 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
972 s (4%)
min: 1059     avg: 1105     median: 1123 (5%)     max: 1132 s
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
min: 25986     avg: 26074     median: 26073.5 (12%)     max: 26161 MIPS
25083 MIPS (12%)
min: 6820     avg: 17433     median: 20774 (10%)     max: 24706 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
min: 19701     avg: 20127     median: 20126.5 (15%)     max: 20552 MFLOPS
20460 MFLOPS (16%)
min: 5870     avg: 14981     median: 19516 (15%)     max: 19556 MFLOPS
PCMark 05 - PCMark 05 - Standard
min: 5911     avg: 6761     median: 6798 (14%)     max: 7573 Points
8922 Points (18%)
min: 6414     avg: 6553     median: 6619 (14%)     max: 6625 Points
Windows Vista Experience Index - Windows Vista Leistungsindex - Prozessor
5.6 Points (80%)
5.7 Points (81%)
min: 3.9     avg: 5.1     median: 5.5 (79%)     max: 5.5 Points
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
min: 5700     avg: 5703     median: 5703 (5%)     max: 5706 Points
6045 Points (5%)
min: 5252     avg: 5399     median: 5424 (5%)     max: 5496 Points

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo T9600 → 100% n=13

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 → 107% n=13

Average Benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo T9550 → 96% n=13

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
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