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Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 (Socket P) vs P8600 (Socket P)

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Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 (Socket P) advantages

  • None

Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 (Socket P) advantages

  • The Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 CPU comes with higher operating frequency than the Intel P8400 microprocessor, as a result this Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 has better performance in most tasks.

P8400 vs P8600 specifications comparison

The charts below demonstrate the difference between Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 and P8400 most important characteristics. These features, as well as an IPC (instructions per cycle) number, determine how well a CPU performs.

The number of cores / threads
3
2.4
1.8
1.2
0.6
0
 
 
2
 
2
 
 
Higher is better
Operating frequency
3
2.4
1.8
1.2
0.6
0
 
 
2.27GHz
 
2.4GHz
 
 
Higher is better
Thermal Design Power
30
24
18
12
6
0
 
 
25W
 
25W
 
 
Lower is better
 

  - Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 (Socket P)       - Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 (Socket P)

Please see the "Specifications" tab for detailed side by side comparison of Core 2 Duo P8400 (Socket P) vs Intel P8600 specs.


Pros and Cons summary

Core 2 Duo P8400 (Socket P) Core 2 Duo P8600 (Socket P)
General recommendations:
None
  General recommendations:
Features higher base frequency

Drawbacks:

Operates at lower base frequency
 

Drawbacks:

None

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Where to buy


Both microprocessors are no longer produced. For that reason the best place to look for them is eBay. Marketplace vendors at Amazon may also have them for sale.
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Specifications

Please visit Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 (Socket P) and Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 (Socket P) pages for more complete specifications of both microprocessors.

 Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 (Socket P)Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 (Socket P)
Market segmentMobile
ManufacturerIntel
FamilyCore 2 Duo Mobile
Basic details
Model numberP8400P8600
CPU part numberAW80577SH0513M
AW80577SH0513MN
AW80577SH0563M
Box part numberBX80577P8400BX80577P8600
Introduction dateJuly 15, 2008
 
CPU features
Core namePenryn
Platform nameMontevina; MontevinaPlus
MicroarchitectureCore
Technology (micron)0.045
Data width (bits)64
SocketSocket P
Frequency (MHz)22672400
Bus speed (MHz)1066
Clock Multiplier8.59
L1 cache64 KB (code) / 64 KB (data)
L2 cache (KB)3072
Max temperature (°C)105
TDP (Watt)25
Max power dissipation (Watt)47.42
Core voltage (V)0.9 - 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 (Socket P)" or "Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 (Socket P)" parts please click on the links in the table header.

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