CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E6700 vs E1600 among desktop CPUs (45 to 75W)

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

2.9

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core2 Duo E6700 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core2 Duo E6700  based on its performance and overclocking.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core2 Duo E6700

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core2 Duo E6700

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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 0.5 MB 8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much better PassMark score 1,703 vs 1,260 More than 35% better PassMark score
Much better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 2,396 vs 1,662 Around 45% better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
Much more l2 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 8x more l2 cache per core
Higher clock speed 2.66 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.6 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 50% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Celeron E1600

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Much higher Maximum operating temperature 73.3 °C vs 60.1 °C More than 20% higher Maximum operating temperature
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.4 GHz vs 3.35 GHz Almost the same
Newer Apr, 2009 vs Jul, 2006 Release date over 2 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core2 Duo E6700 vs Celeron E1600

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 E6700
113,800 MB/s
Celeron E1600
77,200 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Duo E6700  vs
Celeron E1600 
Clock speed 2.66 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 775

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes No
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W 65W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 1.69 pt/W 1.19 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 52.81W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Clock speed 1,066 MHz 800 MHz

details

Core2 Duo E6700  vs
Celeron E1600 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 4 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 65 nm
Transistor count 291,000,000 105,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 10 12
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.5V 0.85 - 1.5V
Operating temperature Unknown - 60.1°C Unknown - 73.3°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.35 GHz 3.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.6 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.35 GHz 3.4 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
Intel Core2 Duo E6700
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Intel Celeron E1600
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