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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 Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 8.0 MB, L3: 0 MB

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: 16.29

Overall Rank: 2431

Last Price Change: $109.95 USD (2022-12-15)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1791

Single Thread Rating: 956
Samples: 7328*
*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 Math7,818 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,963 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers9 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting5 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption473.8 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression39.2 MBytes/Sec
Physics159 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions705 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread956 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 3rd of February 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 1st of February 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 1st of February 2023.
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 4th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,582
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,752
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,688
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,160
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
21,956
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,932
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,563
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,794
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
14,557
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,266
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
1,791
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 4th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
187.31
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
132.12
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
116.36
Intel Core i9-12900K
99.83
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.97
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
49.01
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
31.20
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
16.29
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 4th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,208
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,059
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,848
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,826
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,730
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,356
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,948
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
2,891
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,665
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
956
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1736983 - Feb 04 2023
1981
BL1736335 - Feb 03 2023
2181
BL1734449 - Feb 01 2023
1815
BL5031181 - Jan 31 2023
2026
BL1733013 - Jan 30 2023
1921
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 4th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
1,791
Intel Core2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
2,034 (+13.6%)
AMD Phenom II X4 910 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,776 (-0.8%)
AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,673 (-6.6%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 @ 2.66GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
2,076 (+15.9%)
AMD Athlon II X4 620 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,961 (+9.5%)
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,516 (-15.4%)
AMD A6-3650 APU vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
2,005 (+12.0%)
AMD A8-3800 APU vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,971 (+10.1%)
Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,946 (+8.7%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,858 (+3.7%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 @ 2.33GHz vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,782 (-0.5%)
AMD Athlon II X3 440 vs Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
1,718 (-4.0%)


Is the Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 4th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900T
8,921
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,480
Intel Core i9-13900F
8,178
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,797
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,574
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,104
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,698
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,679
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,650
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,562
Intel Core i7-13700F
6,510
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,437
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
148