Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 (BGA) vs T9900 (Socket P)

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Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 (BGA) advantages

  • The Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 microprocessor is 29% more energy efficient.

Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 (Socket P) advantages

  • Higher operating frequency of the Core 2 Duo T9900 processor helps it to achieve better performance in most applications.
  • The microprocessor is manufactured in a socket Socket P compatible package. Microprocessors in this package can be easily removed from the socket for upgrade or replacement.

P8400 vs T9900 specifications comparison

The graphs below demonstrate the difference between Intel T9900 and P8400 most important features. These characteristics, as well as an IPC (instructions per cycle) number, determine how well a processor performs.

The number of cores / threads
3
2.4
1.8
1.2
0.6
0
 
 
2
 
2
 
 
Higher is better
Operating frequency
4
3.2
2.4
1.6
0.8
0
 
 
2.27GHz
 
3.07GHz
 
 
Higher is better
Thermal Design Power
40
32
24
16
8
0
 
 
25W
 
35W
 
 
Lower is better
 

  - Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 (BGA)       - Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 (Socket P)

Detailed side by side comparison of Intel P8400 vs Core 2 Duo T9900 (Socket P) specs can be found in the "Specifications" tab.


Pros and Cons summary

Core 2 Duo P8400 (BGA) Core 2 Duo T9900 (Socket P)
General recommendations:
Somewhat lower power
  General recommendations:
Higher base frequency,
The CPU is upgreadable

Drawbacks:

Operates at lower base frequency,
Not possible to upgrade ot replace
 

Drawbacks:

Requires somewhat more power

Similar processors

Core 2 Duo P8400 (BGA) Core 2 Duo T9900 (Socket P)
 

Similar processors use the same socket and architecture as P8400 and Core 2 Duo T9900 (Socket P), however their performance and other characteristics are a bit different.

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Specifications

Please visit Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 (BGA) and Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 (Socket P) pages for more complete specifications of both microprocessors.

 Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 (BGA)Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 (Socket P)
Market segmentMobile
ManufacturerIntel
FamilyCore 2 Duo Mobile
Basic details
Model numberP8400T9900
CPU part numberAV80577SH0513MAW80576GH0836MG
Introduction dateJuly 15, 2008June 2, 2009
 
CPU features
Core namePenryn
Platform nameMontevina; MontevinaPlus
MicroarchitectureCore
Technology (micron)0.045
Data width (bits)64
SocketBGA479Socket P
Frequency (MHz)22673067
Bus speed (MHz)1066
Clock Multiplier8.511.5
L1 cache64 KB (code) / 64 KB (data)
L2 cache (KB)30726144
Max temperature (°C)105
TDP (Watt)2535
Max power dissipation (Watt)47.4257.07
Core voltage (V)0.9 - 1.251 - 1.25
Cores2
Threads2
Multiprocessing1
 
Instruction set extensions
AMD64 / EM64T 64-bit technology+
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
SSE3+
SSE4.1+
SSSE3 / Supplemental SSE3+
 
Supported technologies
PowerNow! / Enhanced SpeedStep+
Trusted Execution+
Turbo Core / Turbo Boost+
Virtualization+
Virus Protection / Execute Disable bit+
 
Integrated Graphics
GPU TypeNone
 
Integrated Memory Controller(s)
The number of controllers0
Notes:

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For detailed specifications of "Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 (BGA)" or "Intel Core 2 Duo T9900 (Socket P)" parts please click on the links in the table header.

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