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Front view of Intel Core2 Quad Q6600

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Intel Core2 Quad Q6600

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Much higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 50% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.52 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.6 GHz vs 1.6 GHz More than 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Core2 Duo E4200

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Intel Core2 Duo E4200

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Core2 Duo E4200 vs the Core2 Quad Q6600.

Features Key features of the Core2 Quad Q6600  vs Duo E4200 

clock speed

L2 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

overclocked clock speed (water)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Quad Q6600  vs
Duo E4200 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 1.6 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 775

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

bus

Clock speed 1,066 MHz 800 MHz

details

Core2 Quad Q6600  vs
Duo E4200 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 8 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.52 GHz 1.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.6 GHz 1.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.52 GHz 1.6 GHz

power consumption

Typical power consumption 85.31W N/A
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
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Intel Core2 Duo E4200
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