Average Bench: 36.3% (1042nd of 1265)

Based on 6,318 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6600 @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 22%Average: 36.3% Great: 42%
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo T6600 averaged 63.6% 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 61.8Pts
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 19.7%. 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 66.4Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 66.4Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,318 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.3 Memory 61.8 71
17 1-Core 34.7 39.8
26.4 2-Core 64.7 79.1
36.4% 53.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
31.7 4-Core 65.5 79.2
30 8-Core 66.4 79.2
9% 66 Pts
Min Avg Max
28 64-Core 66.4 79.4
4.5% 66.4 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
Memory 69.3
1-Core 39.2
2-Core 75.6
41% 61.4 Pts
4-Core 78.4
8-Core 77.5
11% 77.9 Pts
64-Core 77.3
5% 77.3 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Memory 71.1
1-Core 33.5
2-Core 71
40% 58.5 Pts
4-Core 50.3
8-Core 62.1
7% 56.2 Pts
64-Core 73.4
5% 73.4 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.6
1-Core 38.9
2-Core 76.8
40% 60.4 Pts
4-Core 77
8-Core 76.4
10% 76.7 Pts
64-Core 76.9
5% 76.9 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.7
1-Core 28.3
2-Core 20.3
32% 38.8 Pts
4-Core 57.7
8-Core 71.8
9% 64.8 Pts
64-Core 73.4
5% 73.4 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.7
1-Core 38.5
2-Core 78.3
40% 60.2 Pts
4-Core 78.6
8-Core 76.2
11% 77.4 Pts
64-Core 77.3
5% 77.3 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Memory 66.5
1-Core 36.9
2-Core 51.2
37% 51.5 Pts
4-Core 60.3
8-Core 69.3
9% 64.8 Pts
64-Core 69.8
5% 69.8 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Memory 66
1-Core 36.7
2-Core 36.5
35% 46.4 Pts
4-Core 36.9
8-Core 67.3
6% 52.1 Pts
64-Core 77.7
5% 77.7 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 52.1
1-Core 39.8
2-Core 78.3
36% 56.7 Pts
4-Core 76.1
8-Core 77.5
10% 76.8 Pts
64-Core 72.8
5% 72.8 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Memory 27.6
1-Core 31.7
2-Core 55.1
23% 38.1 Pts
4-Core 67.5
8-Core 57.3
9% 62.4 Pts
64-Core 77.4
5% 77.4 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,634,477 CPUs tested.

Typical Core2 Duo T6600 Builds (Compare 3,670 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $28

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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

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

16 months ago.

A decent proccesor for old laptops


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