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Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: PLGA775

Clockspeed: 2.4 GHz

Cores: 2 Threads: 2

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 1 x 4096 KB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6600 @ 2.40GHz, Intel Core2 CPU 6600 @ 2.40GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2008

CPUmark/$Price: 8.34

Overall Rank: 3693

Last Price Change: $112.17 USD (2024-05-07)

Average CPU Mark
rating
936

Single Thread Rating: 9452
Samples: 1535*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 1,535
Thread: 923
2Single thread rating may be higher than the overall rating, thread performance is just one component of the CPU Mark.

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz

Integer Math3,859 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math2,002 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers6 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting2,660 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption249.1 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression20,090 KBytes/Sec
Physics106 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions355 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread945 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th of May 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 26th of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of May 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
NewEgg.com$112.17 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 29th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,306
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,376
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,183
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,629
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,030
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,907
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,312
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,763
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,490
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,180
Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz
936
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 29th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
219.33
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
156.49
Intel Core i9-12900K
149.40
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
140.96
Intel Core i9-13900K
124.86
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.67
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
52.62
Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz
8.34
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 29th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,632
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,170
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,034
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,925
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,700
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,471
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz
945
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2099440 - May 12 2024
719
BL2098125 - May 10 2024
1024
BL5063309 - May 04 2024
808
BL2037599 - Feb 29 2024
1295
BL2022086 - Feb 11 2024
1080
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz
As of 29th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz
936
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4200+ vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
716 (-23.5%)
Intel Core2 Duo E7500 @ 2.93GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
1,133 (+21.0%)
AMD Athlon 7850 Dual-Core vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
1,058 (+13.1%)
Intel Pentium E5400 @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
967 (+3.4%)
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5600+ vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
907 (-3.1%)
AMD Athlon Dual Core 5000B vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
856 (-8.5%)
AMD Athlon II X2 235e vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
1,080 (+15.4%)
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
1,262 (+34.9%)
Intel Core2 Duo E7600 @ 3.06GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
1,164 (+24.4%)
Intel Pentium E6500 @ 2.93GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
1,163 (+24.3%)
AMD A4-3420 APU vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
1,054 (+12.6%)
AMD Athlon 7750 Dual-Core vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
978 (+4.6%)

Is the Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 29th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,560
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,269
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,064
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,554
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,401
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,150
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,004
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,882
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,793
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,536
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,532
Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz
168