CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of P9500 vs P8700 among laptop CPUs (over 15W)

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

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

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?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

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CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core2 Duo P9500 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core2 Duo P9500

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Core2 Duo P9500 vs P8700

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 P9500
109,300 MB/s
Core2 Duo P8700
103,300 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Duo P9500  vs
P8700 
Clock speed 2.53 GHz 2.53 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
479
P
478

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 25W 25W
Annual home energy cost 6.02 $/year 6.02 $/year
Performance per watt 4.38 pt/W 4.22 pt/W
Typical power consumption 20.31W 20.31W

details

Core2 Duo P9500  vs
P8700 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 6 MB 3 MB
L2 cache per core 3 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Transistor count 410,000,000 410,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 9 9

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.9 GHz 2.88 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.53 GHz 2.53 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.9 GHz 2.88 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

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