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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?

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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: 47.86

Overall Rank: 2984

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

Average CPU Mark
rating
1814

Single Thread Rating: 952
Samples: 7452*
*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 Math7,847 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,945 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers10 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting5,285 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption485.0 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression40,030 KBytes/Sec
Physics159 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions722 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread952 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 12th of June 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 6th of June 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 6th of June 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


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 12th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,297
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,397
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,625
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,034
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,904
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,306
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,762
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,498
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,179
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
1,814
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 12th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
208.99
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
158.47
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
157.32
Intel Core i9-12900K
131.00
Intel Core i9-13900K
128.59
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.66
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
53.37
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
47.86
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 12th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,632
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,167
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,034
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,922
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,699
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,471
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,931
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
952
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2120562 - Jun 10 2024
2110
BL2117338 - Jun 05 2024
2113
BL2111983 - May 29 2024
2028
BL2107258 - May 23 2024
1888
BL2106543 - May 22 2024
1901
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 12th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
1,814
Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,970 (+8.6%)
AMD Phenom 9650 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,713 (-5.6%)
AMD Phenom 9600 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,597 (-12.0%)
AMD Phenom 9500 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,549 (-14.6%)
AMD Phenom 9600B Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,822 (+0.4%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9450 @ 2.66GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
2,187 (+20.6%)
Intel Core i3-530 @ 2.93GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,496 (-17.6%)
AMD Phenom II X4 920 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
2,209 (+21.7%)
AMD A8-3820 APU vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
2,174 (+19.8%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
2,122 (+17.0%)
AMD Phenom 9750 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,843 (+1.6%)
AMD Phenom 9550 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,656 (-8.7%)

Is the Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 12th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,454
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,270
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,050
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,552
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,394
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,134
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,012
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,884
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,792
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,542
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,523
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
147