CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of Q6600 vs 3220

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

3DMark06 (CPU), Cinebench R10 32-bit, Passmark, GeekBench (32-bit) and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Cinebench R10 32-bit (1-core) and Passmark (Single Core)

Overclocking

How much speed can you get out of the processor?

overclock popularity

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Performance Per Dollar

CPUBoss Score

Performance, Single-core Performance, Overclocking and Value

Winner
Intel Core i3 3220 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i3 3220  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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 0.5 MB 16x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 8x more l2 cache per core
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Significantly better performance per dollar 6.74 pt/$ vs 4.55 pt/$ Around 50% better performance per dollar
Front view of Intel Core i3 3220

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Newer manufacturing process 22 nms vs 65 nms A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly higher clock speed 3.3 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 40% higher clock speed
Is hyperthreaded Yes vs No Somewhat common; Maximizes usage of each CPU core
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 1,764 vs 921 More than 90% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly lower typical power consumption 44.69W vs 85.31W Around 50% lower typical power consumption
Marginally newer Sep, 2012 vs Jan, 2007 Release date over 5 years later
Significantly better cinebench r10 32Bit 1-core score 5,814 vs 2,778 More than 2x better cinebench r10 32Bit 1-core score
Better performance per watt 10.35 pt/W vs 4.37 pt/W More than 2.2x better performance per watt
Better PassMark score 4,229 vs 2,987 More than 40% better PassMark score
Higher Maximum Operating Temperature 65.3 °C vs 62.2 °C Around 5% higher Maximum Operating Temperature
Better 3DMark11 physics score 4,030 vs 2,910 Around 40% better 3DMark11 physics score
Better 3DMark06 CPU score 4,019 vs 3,546.5 Around 15% better 3DMark06 CPU score
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year vs 91.98 $/year Around 50% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year vs 25.29 $/year Around 50% lower annual home energy cost
Better cinebench r10 32Bit score 12,548 vs 9,681 Around 30% better cinebench r10 32Bit score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core2 Quad Q6600 vs Core i3 3220

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

Core2 Quad Q6600 Core i3 3220 @ community.futuremark.com

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

Cinebench R10 32-Bit

Core2 Quad Q6600 Core i3 3220 @ anandtech.com

Cinebench R10 32-Bit (Single Core)

Core2 Quad Q6600 Core i3 3220 @ anandtech.com

Passmark

Core2 Quad Q6600 Core i3 3220 @ cpubenchmark.net

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Quad Q6600  vs
Core i3 3220 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 3.3 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 775
LGA 1155
Is hyperthreaded No Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has vitualization support Yes Yes
Instruction-set-extensions
MMX
SSE
SSE4.2
AVX
SSE3
SSE2
Supplemental SSE3
SSE4.1
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

gpu

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 2500
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,050 MHz

bus

Architecture FSB DMI
Number of links 1 1

details

Core2 Quad Q6600  vs
Core i3 3220 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 8 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nms 22 nms
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 9 33
Operating temperature Unknown - 62.2°C Unknown - 65.3°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 278 50

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
Performance per watt 4.37 pt/W 10.35 pt/W
Typical power consumption 85.31W 44.69W
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