CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E6600 vs 8750 among desktop CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

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Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core2 Duo E6600

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core2 Duo E6600

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Much lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 77.19W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.49 GHz vs 2.98 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.45 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD Phenom X3 8750

Reasons to consider the
AMD Phenom X3 8750

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More cores 3 vs 2 1 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 3 vs 2 1 more threads
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 71 °C vs 60.1 °C Around 20% higher Maximum operating temperature
Newer Apr, 2008 vs Jul, 2006 Release date over 1 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core2 Duo E6600 vs Phenom X3 8750

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core2 Duo E6600
102,200 MB/s
Phenom X3 8750
89,050 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Reviews Word on the street

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Duo E6600  vs
Phenom X3 8750 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Tri core
Socket type
LGA 775
AM2+

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W 95W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 1.7 pt/W 1.26 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 77.19W

details

Core2 Duo E6600  vs
Phenom X3 8750 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 3
L2 cache 4 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.67 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.5V 1.05 - 1.25V
Operating temperature Unknown - 60.1°C Unknown - 71°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.49 GHz 2.98 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.45 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.49 GHz 2.98 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None None
Label N/A N/A
Latest DirectX N/A N/A
Number of displays supported N/A N/A
GPU clock speed N/A N/A
Turbo clock speed N/A N/A
3DMark06 N/A N/A

bus

Clock speed 1,066 MHz 1,800 MHz
Intel Core2 Duo E6600
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