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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core2 Duo T6600

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Intel Core2 Duo T6600

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Intel Core2 Duo T6600 vs the AMD Turion II P540.

Front view of AMD Turion II P540

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AMD Turion II P540

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Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core2 Duo T6600 vs Turion II P540

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 T6600
93,000 MB/s
Turion II P540
94,100 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 T6600  vs
Turion II P540 
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
P
478
S1

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support No Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 2.6 pt/W 2.62 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 28.44W

details

Core2 Duo T6600  vs
Turion II P540 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 2 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.27 GHz 2.42 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.7 GHz 2.4 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 943.9 782.5
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.27 GHz 2.42 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 800 MHz 533 MHz
Intel Core2 Duo T6600
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AMD Turion II P540
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