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Front view of Intel Core2 Duo P9600

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Intel Core2 Duo P9600

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Front view of Intel Core2 Duo P8600

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Core2 Duo P9600 vs P8600

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 P9600
112,200 MB/s
Core2 Duo P8600
97,400 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Duo P9600  vs
P8600 
Clock speed 2.66 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
478
P
479

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 4.47 pt/W 3.98 pt/W
Typical power consumption 20.31W 20.31W

bus

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

details

Core2 Duo P9600  vs
P8600 
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 10 9
Voltage range 1.05 - 1.21V 1.05 - 1.15V

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.9 GHz 2.77 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.67 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.9 GHz 2.77 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
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