Average Bench: 16.4% (941st of 1137)

Based on 3,396 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 46.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 34.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo T6600 is just 10.8%. 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 53.5Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 68Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,396 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.1 SC Int 46.6 53.6
14.1 SC Float 27.5 31.5
17.6 SC Mixed 34.6 39.8
29% 36.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
43.9 QC Int 89.8 107
22.8 QC Float 52.1 62.6
30.5 QC Mixed 66 79.1
15.8% 69.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
45.3 MC Int 91.2 107
26.8 MC Float 53.5 62.6
32.9 MC Mixed 68 79.3
10.8% 70.9 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
SC Int 53.8
SC Float 29.9
SC Mixed 39.7
33% 41.1 Pts
QC Int 107
QC Float 62.7
QC Mixed 79.5
19% 83 Pts
MC Int 108
MC Float 63.1
MC Mixed 79.5
13% 83.5 Pts
Socket 478, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
SC Int 52.1
SC Float 31.4
SC Mixed 39.3
33% 40.9 Pts
QC Int 107
QC Float 62.2
QC Mixed 76.8
19% 82 Pts
MC Int 102
MC Float 59.2
MC Mixed 77.1
12% 79.4 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
SC Int 53.4
SC Float 31.1
SC Mixed 39.3
33% 41.3 Pts
QC Int 106
QC Float 61.9
QC Mixed 76.4
18% 81.3 Pts
MC Int 107
MC Float 62.7
MC Mixed 78.7
13% 82.8 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
SC Int 52
SC Float 29.6
SC Mixed 39.3
32% 40.3 Pts
QC Int 102
QC Float 61.9
QC Mixed 76.3
18% 79.9 Pts
MC Int 98.7
MC Float 61.2
MC Mixed 77.4
12% 79.1 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
SC Int 51.8
SC Float 30.8
SC Mixed 37.3
32% 40 Pts
QC Int 99.6
QC Float 58.3
QC Mixed 74.7
18% 77.5 Pts
MC Int 103
MC Float 61.3
MC Mixed 76.6
12% 80.2 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
SC Int 44.3
SC Float 31.2
SC Mixed 32.6
29% 36 Pts
QC Int 107
QC Float 59.7
QC Mixed 79.3
19% 82 Pts
MC Int 107
MC Float 62.2
MC Mixed 79.2
13% 82.9 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 50.7
SC Float 30.3
SC Mixed 37.4
32% 39.5 Pts
QC Int 92.2
QC Float 54.9
QC Mixed 67.3
16% 71.5 Pts
MC Int 104
MC Float 55.4
MC Mixed 68.1
12% 75.7 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 28.7
SC Float 17
SC Mixed 21
18% 22.2 Pts
QC Int 57.3
QC Float 32.9
QC Mixed 41
10% 43.7 Pts
MC Int 55.8
MC Float 33.2
MC Mixed 41.6
7% 43.5 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,131,818 CPUs tested.

Typical Core2 Duo T6600 Builds (Compare 7,035 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: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $85

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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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