Average Bench: 16.4% (931st of 1128)

Based on 3,242 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6600 @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 8%Average: 16.4% Great: 19%
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 21%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 10%
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Terrible average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T6600 averaged 83.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Integer Speed 46.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 34.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T6600 is just 10.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo T6600 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 53.8Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 68.4Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,242 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.8 SC Int 46.5 53.6
14.2 SC Float 27.5 31.5
16.2 SC Mixed 34.5 39.8
29% 36.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
40.3 QC Int 89.6 107
23.2 QC Float 52.3 62.5
30.5 QC Mixed 66.2 79
15.8% 69.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
48 MC Int 92.1 107
27 MC Float 53.8 62.6
34.6 MC Mixed 68.4 79.3
10.9% 71.4 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 52.4
SC Float 31.2
SC Mixed 39.2
33% 40.9 Pts
QC Int 104
QC Float 58.5
QC Mixed 79.2
18% 80.7 Pts
MC Int 104
MC Float 61.5
MC Mixed 76.1
12% 80.6 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 51.3
SC Float 30.1
SC Mixed 37.9
32% 39.8 Pts
QC Int 95.5
QC Float 59.3
QC Mixed 72.1
17% 75.6 Pts
MC Int 99.9
MC Float 55.8
MC Mixed 75.1
12% 76.9 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 51
SC Float 27.6
SC Mixed 38.3
31% 39 Pts
QC Int 98.8
QC Float 59.7
QC Mixed 70.6
17% 76.4 Pts
MC Int 105
MC Float 58.3
MC Mixed 78.4
12% 80.6 Pts
Socket 478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 48.6
SC Float 27.3
SC Mixed 34.7
30% 36.9 Pts
QC Int 93.4
QC Float 58.8
QC Mixed 76.1
17% 76.1 Pts
MC Int 89.8
MC Float 59.9
MC Mixed 76.5
11% 75.4 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
SC Int 44.7
SC Float 26.7
SC Mixed 34
28% 35.1 Pts
QC Int 72.4
QC Float 42.5
QC Mixed 52.4
13% 55.8 Pts
MC Int 80.8
MC Float 53.9
MC Mixed 64.5
10% 66.4 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 29.6
SC Float 17.3
SC Mixed 21.1
18% 22.7 Pts
QC Int 58.5
QC Float 34.4
QC Mixed 42.4
10% 45.1 Pts
MC Int 58.4
MC Float 32.8
MC Mixed 42.9
7% 44.7 Pts
uPGA-478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 51.7
SC Float 31.3
SC Mixed 26.1
29% 36.4 Pts
QC Int 26.2
QC Float 16.5
QC Mixed 24.5
5% 22.4 Pts
MC Int 34.5
MC Float 20.9
MC Mixed 23.3
4% 26.2 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,962,467 CPUs tested.

Typical Core2 Duo T6600 Builds (Compare 8,175 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 26%
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Workstation
Workstation 14%
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System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $86

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor T6600 (2M Cache, 2.20 GHz, 800 MHz FSB)
Code NamePenryn
Launch DateQ1'09
Processor NumberT6600
# of Cores2
Cache2 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range1.00V-1.250V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.2 GHz
Bus Speed800 MHz FSB
Max TDP35 W
FSB ParityNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)No
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size35 mm x 35 mm
Sockets SupportedPGA478
Processing Die Size107 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors410 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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