Average Bench: 35.6% (1093rd of 1316)

Based on 7,296 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6600 @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 23%Average: 35.6% Great: 42%
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T6600 averaged 64.3% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 60.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 34.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T6600 is just 18.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo T6600 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 67.5Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 67Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,296 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.8 Memory 60.3 70.4
18.3 1-Core 34.7 39.8
30.2 2-Core 65.4 79.1
36% 53.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
32.9 4-Core 66.3 79.1
34.3 8-Core 67 79.1
9.1% 66.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
33.6 64-Core 67.5 79.3
4.5% 67.5 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Memory 70.6
1-Core 38.3
2-Core 72.9
41% 60.6 Pts
4-Core 73
8-Core 71.9
10% 72.4 Pts
64-Core 76
5% 76 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Memory 69.6
1-Core 36.6
2-Core 71.1
40% 59.1 Pts
4-Core 72.8
8-Core 69.6
10% 71.2 Pts
64-Core 70.2
5% 70.2 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Memory 67.3
1-Core 38.3
2-Core 71.3
40% 59 Pts
4-Core 72.9
8-Core 73.5
10% 73.2 Pts
64-Core 72.8
5% 72.8 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.3
1-Core 38.7
2-Core 70.4
40% 58.8 Pts
4-Core 76.8
8-Core 38.1
9% 57.5 Pts
64-Core 71
5% 71 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Memory 66.8
1-Core 39.2
2-Core 68.4
40% 58.1 Pts
4-Core 66.1
8-Core 65.7
9% 65.9 Pts
64-Core 66.7
4% 66.7 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.2
1-Core 38.6
2-Core 68.5
39% 57.4 Pts
4-Core 66.2
8-Core 64.1
9% 65.1 Pts
64-Core 72.6
5% 72.6 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.6
1-Core 39.7
2-Core 57.4
35% 50.9 Pts
4-Core 55.7
8-Core 78.9
9% 67.3 Pts
64-Core 74.1
5% 74.1 Pts
Socket 478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 45.3
1-Core 21
2-Core 35.4
24% 33.9 Pts
4-Core 41.4
8-Core 40
6% 40.7 Pts
64-Core 42.1
3% 42.1 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,151,193 CPUs tested.

Typical Core2 Duo T6600 Builds (Compare 6,921 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $35

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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

3 months ago.

wow this is one big comparation


Excellent

2 years ago.

A decent proccesor for old laptops


Terrible

4 months ago.

My dad's old "netbook" uses this CPU. It still runs Windows 7 and it can't even handle that.


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