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Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 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 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA775

Clockspeed: 2.4 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 105 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 2 x 4096 KB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, Intel Core2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2008

CPUmark/$Price: 47.73

Overall Rank: 2951

Last Price Change: $37.91 USD (2023-03-11)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1810

Single Thread Rating: 951
Samples: 7440*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 2,816
Thread: 928

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz

Integer Math7,832 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,943 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers10 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting5,283 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption483.6 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression40,006 KBytes/Sec
Physics159 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions719 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread951 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 21st of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 18th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 18th of April 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History


Machines with this CPU (or similar)

Intel N100 Quad Core Firewall Micro Appliance 4 Intel I226-V 2.5GbE NIC Ports Fanless Mini PC, Network Gateway Soft Router Mini Computer, Support AES-NI, DDR5 RAM, 8GB RAM 128GB SSD Intel N100 Quad Core Firewall Micro Appliance 4 Intel I226-V 2.5GbE NIC Ports Fanless Mini PC, Network Gateway Soft Router Mini Computer, Support AES-NI, DDR5 RAM, 8GB RAM 128GB SSD $312.99
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CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 22nd of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,341
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,365
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,645
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,577
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,021
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,912
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,323
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,768
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,432
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,184
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
1,810
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 22nd of April 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.81
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.61
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.09
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.19
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.11
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.71
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
47.73
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.43
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 April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,635
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,036
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,929
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,839
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,704
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
951
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2082392 - Apr 20 2024
2743
BL2078922 - Apr 15 2024
1202
BL2078106 - Apr 14 2024
1062
BL2077187 - Apr 13 2024
1979
BL2076739 - Apr 13 2024
1842
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
As of 22nd of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
1,810
Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
2,114 (+16.8%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,971 (+8.9%)
AMD Phenom 9650 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,713 (-5.4%)
AMD Phenom 9600 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,577 (-12.8%)
AMD Phenom 9500 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,549 (-14.4%)
AMD Phenom 9600B Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,822 (+0.7%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9450 @ 2.66GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
2,187 (+20.9%)
AMD Phenom II X4 920 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
2,209 (+22.0%)
AMD A8-3820 APU vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
2,174 (+20.1%)
AMD Phenom 9750 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,833 (+1.3%)
AMD Phenom 9550 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,656 (-8.5%)
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 6000+ vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
934 (-48.4%)

Is the Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 22nd of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,624
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,256
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,070
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,571
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,403
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,176
Intel Core i9-14900KF
7,991
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,883
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,794
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,535
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,518
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
147