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Front view of Intel Core2 Quad Q6600

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600

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Much more l2 cache 8 MB vs 2 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 1.9 GHz More than 25% higher clock speed
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 (Air) 3.52 GHz vs 1.9 GHz More than 85% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Higher Maximum operating temperature 62.2 °C vs 55 °C Around 15% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.6 GHz vs 1.9 GHz Around 90% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Opteron 8347 HE

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AMD Opteron 8347 HE

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Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 8 vs 1 7 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Much lower typical power consumption 44.69W vs 85.31W Around 50% lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year vs 25.29 $/year Around 50% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year vs 91.98 $/year Around 50% lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer Sep, 2007 vs Jan, 2007 Release date 8 months later

Features Key features of the Core2 Quad Q6600  vs Opteron 8347 HE 

clock speed

L2 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

overclocked clock speed (water)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Quad Q6600  vs
Opteron 8347 HE 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 1.9 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 775
F

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 105W 55W
Annual home energy cost 25.29 $/year 13.25 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 91.98 $/year 48.18 $/year
Typical power consumption 85.31W 44.69W

bus

Clock speed 1,066 MHz 1,600 MHz

details

Core2 Quad Q6600  vs
Opteron 8347 HE 
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 8 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 8
Clock multiplier 9 9
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.5V 1.12 - UnknownV
Operating temperature Unknown - 62.2°C 0 - 55°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.52 GHz 1.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.6 GHz 1.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.52 GHz 1.9 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
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
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AMD Opteron 8347 HE
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