CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of T6670 vs E6600 among all 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

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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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core2 Duo T6670

Reasons to consider the
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Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 52.81W More than 45% lower typical power consumption
Newer Jul, 2009 vs Jul, 2006 Release date over 3 years later
Better performance per watt 2.63 pt/W vs 1.7 pt/W More than 55% better performance per watt
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 15.66 $/year More than 45% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 56.94 $/year More than 45% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of Intel Core2 Duo E6600

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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 2 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 2,163 vs 1,985 Around 10% better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
Much more l2 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.49 GHz vs 2.32 GHz More than 50% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,257 vs 871 Around 45% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.45 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 55% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core2 Duo T6670 vs E6600

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 T6670
94,700 MB/s
Core2 Duo E6600
102,200 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 T6670  vs
E6600 
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
478
P
LGA 775

features

Has a NX bit 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 35W 65W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 2.63 pt/W 1.7 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 52.81W

details

Core2 Duo T6670  vs
E6600 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 2 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 65 nm
Transistor count 410,000,000 291,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 11 9

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.32 GHz 3.49 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.2 GHz 3.45 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.32 GHz 3.49 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 800 MHz 1,066 MHz
Intel Core2 Duo T6670
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