Average Bench: 12% (985th of 1182)

Based on 4,750 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6600 @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 7%Average: 12% Great: 14%
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 22%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Terrible average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T6600 averaged 88.0% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 35.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 66.1Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T6600 is just 6.77%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo T6600 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 69Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 68.7Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,750 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.4 1-Core 35.5 39.8
33.9 2-Core 66.1 78.9
24.2% 50.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
36.5 4-Core 67.8 79.2
38.1 8-Core 68.7 79.2
9.35% 68.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
39.1 64-Core 69 79.4
4.6% 69 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
1-Core 39.9
2-Core 79.1
28% 59.5 Pts
4-Core 79.3
8-Core 79.3
11% 79.3 Pts
64-Core 79
5% 79 Pts
Socket 478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
1-Core 39.9
2-Core 76.1
28% 58 Pts
4-Core 79.5
8-Core 78.3
11% 78.9 Pts
64-Core 79.2
5% 79.2 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 39.5
2-Core 78.1
28% 58.8 Pts
4-Core 79.3
8-Core 76.9
11% 78.1 Pts
64-Core 78.7
5% 78.7 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
1-Core 39.5
2-Core 78.4
28% 59 Pts
4-Core 78.6
8-Core 77.8
11% 78.2 Pts
64-Core 77.1
5% 77.1 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 37.1
2-Core 74.3
26% 55.7 Pts
4-Core 74
8-Core 73.6
10% 73.8 Pts
64-Core 75.2
5% 75.2 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
1-Core 36.4
2-Core 70.8
25% 53.6 Pts
4-Core 70
8-Core 66.3
9% 68.2 Pts
64-Core 69.4
5% 69.4 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 36
2-Core 66.6
24% 51.3 Pts
4-Core 65.6
8-Core 73.3
9% 69.4 Pts
64-Core 69.8
5% 69.8 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 24.2
2-Core 48.2
17% 36.2 Pts
4-Core 68.4
8-Core 72.9
10% 70.7 Pts
64-Core 47
3% 47 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,251,827 CPUs tested.

Typical Core2 Duo T6600 Builds (Compare 10,949 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Very poor Total price: $60

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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

 Comments

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Excellent

4 months ago.

A decent proccesor for old laptops


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