Average Bench: 16.7% (918th of 1117)

Based on 3,135 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6600 @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 9%Average: 16.7% Great: 19%
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 21%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 10%
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Terrible average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T6600 averaged 83.3% 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 47Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 34.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T6600 is just 10.1%. 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 54.8Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 69.4Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,135 samples)
Min Avg Max
24.6 SC Int 47 53.5
15.2 SC Float 27.8 31.6
18.3 SC Mixed 34.9 39.8
29.3% 36.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
47.9 QC Int 91.3 107
27.5 QC Float 53.6 62.6
32.5 QC Mixed 67.3 79.1
16.1% 70.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
53.3 MC Int 93.7 108
30 MC Float 54.8 62.7
38.2 MC Mixed 69.4 79.4
11% 72.6 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 53.1
SC Float 30
SC Mixed 39
33% 40.7 Pts
QC Int 105
QC Float 62.6
QC Mixed 78.2
19% 82 Pts
MC Int 106
MC Float 62.3
MC Mixed 74.9
12% 81.1 Pts
Socket 478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 42.4
SC Float 31
SC Mixed 39
30% 37.5 Pts
QC Int 104
QC Float 58.5
QC Mixed 73.3
18% 78.6 Pts
MC Int 101
MC Float 59.3
MC Mixed 74
12% 78.1 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
SC Int 53
SC Float 30
SC Mixed 38.1
32% 40.4 Pts
QC Int 104
QC Float 59.5
QC Mixed 68.6
18% 77.2 Pts
MC Int 103
MC Float 62.1
MC Mixed 77.1
12% 80.7 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
SC Int 49.6
SC Float 29.7
SC Mixed 35.7
31% 38.3 Pts
QC Int 92.9
QC Float 54.6
QC Mixed 70.8
17% 72.8 Pts
MC Int 92.8
MC Float 55.1
MC Mixed 62.2
11% 70 Pts
Socket 478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 42.8
SC Float 23.5
SC Mixed 36.9
28% 34.4 Pts
QC Int 87
QC Float 44
QC Mixed 67.2
15% 66.1 Pts
MC Int 88
MC Float 49.1
MC Mixed 65.2
10% 67.4 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
SC Int 20.6
SC Float 13.6
SC Mixed 21.2
15% 18.5 Pts
QC Int 53.2
QC Float 27
QC Mixed 41.1
9% 40.4 Pts
MC Int 54.1
MC Float 39.6
MC Mixed 44.7
7% 46.1 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,846,660 CPUs tested.

Typical Core2 Duo T6600 Builds (Compare 7,484 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: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $100

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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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