Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core2 Quad Q6600

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600

Report a correction
Much more l2 cache 8 MB vs 0.5 MB 16x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much newer manufacturing process 65 nm vs 130 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More cores 4 vs 1 3 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 1 3 more threads
Much better PassMark score 2,970 vs 393 More than 7.5x better PassMark score
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 924 vs 612 More than 50% better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.52 GHz vs 2.44 GHz Around 45% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 2.17 GHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Has a NX bit Yes vs No Somewhat common; Prevents a common class of security exploits
Much more l2 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.6 GHz vs 2.17 GHz More than 65% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Jan, 2007 vs Sep, 2002 Release date over 4 years later
Front view of AMD Athlon XP 2700+

Reasons to consider the
AMD Athlon XP 2700+

Report a correction

CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD Athlon XP 2700+ vs the Intel Core2 Quad Q6600.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core2 Quad Q6600 vs Athlon XP 2700+

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Quad Q6600  vs
Athlon XP 2700+ 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.17 GHz
Cores Quad core Single core
Socket type
LGA 775
462

features

Has a NX bit Yes No
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3

bus

Clock speed 1,066 MHz 333 MHz

details

Core2 Quad Q6600  vs
Athlon XP 2700+ 
Threads 4 1
L2 cache 8 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 130 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.52 GHz 2.44 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.6 GHz 2.17 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.52 GHz 2.44 GHz

power consumption

Typical power consumption 85.31W N/A
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
Report a correction
AMD Athlon XP 2700+
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus