CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of Q6600 vs 4570

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Passmark, GeekBench (32-bit) and GeekBench (64-bit)

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

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

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Intel Core i5 4570 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core2 Quad Q6600

Reasons to consider the
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Much more l2 cache 8 MB vs 1 MB 8x 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
Significantly better performance per dollar 7.22 pt/$ vs 5.12 pt/$ More than 40% better performance per dollar
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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 3.2 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 35% higher clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 2,068 vs 921 Around 2.2x better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better PassMark score 7,068 vs 2,988 More than 2.2x better PassMark score
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Significantly better 3DMark11 physics score 6,918 vs 2,910 Around 2.5x better 3DMark11 physics score
Marginally newer Apr, 2013 vs Jan, 2007 Release date over 6 years later
Much higher Maximum Operating Temperature 72.72 °C vs 62.2 °C More than 15% higher Maximum Operating Temperature
Better geekbench (64-bit) score 10,746 vs 4,534 More than 2.2x better geekbench (64-bit) score
Significantly better performance per watt 12.19 pt/W vs 4.33 pt/W More than 2.8x better performance per watt
Lower typical power consumption 68.25W vs 85.31W 20% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year vs 91.98 $/year 20% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year vs 25.29 $/year Around 20% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core2 Quad Q6600 vs Core i5 4570

Reviews Word on the street

Core2 Quad Q6600  vs Core i5 4570 

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7.0
But in terms of a re-encode/compress test and Stalker at 800 x 600, and it's quite apparent what two extra cores can do.
Core2 Quad Q6600

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Quad Q6600  vs
Core i5 4570 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 3.2 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is hyperthreaded No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No Yes
Has vitualization support Yes Yes
Instruction-set-extensions
MMX
SSE
SSE4.2
AVX
SSE3
SSE2
Supplemental SSE3
SSE4.1
SSE4
AVX 2.0
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

gpu

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,150 MHz

bus

Architecture FSB DMI
Number of links 1 0

details

Core2 Quad Q6600  vs
Core i5 4570 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 8 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nms 22 nms
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 62.2°C Unknown - 72.72°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 278 0

power consumption

TDP 105W 84W
Annual home energy cost 25.29 $/year 20.24 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 91.98 $/year 73.58 $/year
Performance per watt 4.33 pt/W 12.19 pt/W
Typical power consumption 85.31W 68.25W
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