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Front view of Intel Core2 Quad Q6600

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Intel Core2 Quad Q6600

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Front view of Intel Core2 QX6850

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Features Key features of the Core2 Quad Q6600  vs QX6850 

clock speed

L2 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

Core2 Quad Q6600
3.52 GHz
Core2 QX6850
4.02 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Core2 QX6850
3.86 GHz

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Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Quad Q6600  vs
QX6850 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 3 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 775

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 105W 130W
Annual home energy cost 25.29 $/year 31.32 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 91.98 $/year 113.88 $/year
Typical power consumption 85.31W 105.63W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Clock speed 1,066 MHz 1,333 MHz

details

Core2 Quad Q6600  vs
QX6850 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 65 nm
Transistor count 582,000,000 582,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 9 9
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.5V 0.85 - 1.5V
Operating temperature Unknown - 62.2°C Unknown - 64.5°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.52 GHz 4.02 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.6 GHz 3.86 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.52 GHz 4.02 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
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