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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: 8.37

Overall Rank:
3746th fastest in multithreading out of 4765 CPUs
3247th fastest in single threading out of 4765 CPUs
1152nd fastest in out of 1369 Desktop CPUs

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

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
938
Single Thread Rating
945
2
Samples: 1537*
*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 Math3,881 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math2,011 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers6 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting2,645 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption250.0 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression20,095 KBytes/Sec
Physics105 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions357 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread945 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 22nd of July 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 21st of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 21st of July 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!
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 22nd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,241
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,478
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,152
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,620
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,049
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,895
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,284
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,754
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,531
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,173
Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz
938
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 22nd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
211.39
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
168.44
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
145.61
Intel Core i9-12900K
143.03
Intel Core i9-13900K
134.64
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.65
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
55.41
Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz
8.37
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 22nd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,629
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,166
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,032
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,919
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,696
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,470
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,930
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,567
Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz
945
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL5067166 - Jun 23 2024
980
BL5066862 - Jun 19 2024
1101
BL2099440 - May 12 2024
719
BL2098125 - May 10 2024
1024
BL5063309 - May 04 2024
808
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 22nd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz
938
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4200+ vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
722 (-23.1%)
Intel Core2 Duo E7500 @ 2.93GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
1,138 (+21.3%)
AMD Athlon 7850 Dual-Core vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
1,058 (+12.8%)
Intel Pentium E5400 @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
970 (+3.4%)
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5600+ vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
907 (-3.3%)
AMD Athlon Dual Core 5000B vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
856 (-8.7%)
AMD Athlon II X2 235e vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
1,079 (+15.0%)
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
1,265 (+34.8%)
Intel Core2 Duo E7600 @ 3.06GHz vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
1,164 (+24.1%)
AMD A4-3420 APU vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
1,054 (+12.3%)
AMD Athlon 7750 Dual-Core vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
987 (+5.2%)
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 6000+ vs Intel Core2 Duo E6600
934 (-0.4%)

Is the Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 22nd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,321
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,273
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,029
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,525
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,386
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,113
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,009
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,877
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,787
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,746
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,539
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,532
Intel Core2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40GHz
168