Average Bench: 38.6% (981st of 1264)

more Based on 7,035 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF0001067A, , BFEBFBFF00010676, 0000000000010676, 000000000001067A, BFEBFBFF0000057A, 1FABFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8600 @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 26%Average: 38.6% Great: 43%
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Duo P8600 averaged 61.4% 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 64.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 39Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Duo P8600 is just 17.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Duo P8600 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 75.8Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 75.3Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,035 samples)
Min Avg Max
41.9 Memory 64.8 72.6
22 1-Core 39 44.8
39.2 2-Core 73.7 86.3
39.4% 59.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
42.9 4-Core 74.7 86.3
45.4 8-Core 75.3 86.5
10.2% 75 Pts
Min Avg Max
45.1 64-Core 75.8 86.5
5.1% 75.8 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 70
1-Core 43.6
2-Core 85.4
44% 66.3 Pts
4-Core 84.1
8-Core 84.7
12% 84.4 Pts
64-Core 83.6
6% 83.6 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Memory 70.6
1-Core 42.2
2-Core 78.4
43% 63.7 Pts
4-Core 78.9
8-Core 81.1
11% 80 Pts
64-Core 80.7
5% 80.7 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.2
1-Core 43
2-Core 84.9
42% 64.7 Pts
4-Core 82
8-Core 86.2
11% 84.1 Pts
64-Core 83.8
6% 83.8 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Memory 63.9
1-Core 43.4
2-Core 78.4
41% 61.9 Pts
4-Core 84.2
8-Core 80.1
11% 82.1 Pts
64-Core 86
6% 86 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Memory 66.4
1-Core 40.4
2-Core 78
41% 61.6 Pts
4-Core 66.4
8-Core 75.1
10% 70.8 Pts
64-Core 83
6% 83 Pts
Intel(R) Genuine processor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 63
1-Core 40.4
2-Core 57.2
37% 53.5 Pts
4-Core 64
8-Core 70.3
9% 67.2 Pts
64-Core 80.9
5% 80.9 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 51.1
1-Core 43.8
2-Core 79.3
37% 58.1 Pts
4-Core 77.3
8-Core 81.9
11% 79.6 Pts
64-Core 62
4% 62 Pts
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Typical Core2 Duo P8600 Builds (Compare 382 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
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System: Dell Latitude E6400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $70

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor P8600 (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Code NamePenryn
Launch DateQ3'08
Processor NumberP8600
# of Cores2
Cache3 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range1.050V-1.150V
Recommended Price$211.00
Clock Speed2.4 GHz
Bus Speed1066 MHz FSB
Max TDP25 W
FSB ParityNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size35 mm x 35mm
Sockets SupportedBGA479, PGA478
Processing Die Size107 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors410 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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