CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of Q8400 vs T7600 among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.1

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core2 Quad Q8400  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 Q8400

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400

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Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Higher clock speed 2.66 GHz vs 2.33 GHz Around 15% higher clock speed
Significantly better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 5,035 vs 2,224 More than 2.2x better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.48 GHz vs 2.76 GHz More than 25% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer Apr, 2009 vs Aug, 2006 Release date over 2 years later
Better geekbench 3 single core score 1,465 vs 1,193 Around 25% better geekbench 3 single core score
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.91 GHz vs 2.33 GHz More than 65% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Core2 Duo T7600

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Intel Core2 Duo T7600

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Much lower typical power consumption 27.63W vs 135.97W 4.9x lower typical power consumption
Much more l2 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Much lower annual home energy cost 8.19 $/year vs 51.39 $/year 6.3x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 29.78 $/year vs 130.79 $/year 4.4x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core2 Quad Q8400 vs Duo T7600

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core2 Quad Q8400
113,900 MB/s
Core2 Duo T7600
99.3 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core2 Quad Q8400  vs
Duo T7600 
Clock speed 2.66 GHz 2.33 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 775
479

features

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

power consumption

TDP 95W 34W
Annual home energy cost 51.39 $/year 8.19 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 130.79 $/year 29.78 $/year
Performance per watt 0.94 pt/W 1.49 pt/W
Typical power consumption 135.97W 27.63W

details

Core2 Quad Q8400  vs
Duo T7600 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 4 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 65 nm
Transistor count 456,000,000 291,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 8 14
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.36V 1.04 - 1.3V

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.48 GHz 2.76 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.91 GHz 2.33 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.48 GHz 2.76 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

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Clock speed 1,333 MHz 667 MHz
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
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