Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 benchmarks
Below are comparison charts, showing how the Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 stands against other x86 CPUs in multi-threaded programs. The difference in performance between Core 2 Quad Q6600 and each of the listed processors is calculated as an average of differences in 11 multi-threaded benchmarks from our benchmark database. The list of test applications and programs includes Blowfish encryption, CINEBENCH R10, Euler3D, Fritz Chess Benchmark, PCMark05, MySQL 5.0.96 database test, and wPrime. Several audio and video encoding program are also taken into account, including FLAC audio encoding, H.264 video encoding, LAME MP3 audio encoding, and XVid video encoding.
Benchmarks of Intel Core 2 Quad CPUs for Socket 775
This chart shows how well the Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 performs in comparison with other microprocessors from Core 2 Quad family. The "Specs" column in the chart shows differences between major specs for all processors. All Core 2 Quad parts in the graph below have 4 cores.
Intel CPUs with similar multi-threaded performance
This chart shows Intel microprocessors with approximately the same level of performance as the Core 2 Quad Q6600.
AMD CPUs with similar multi-threaded performance
This chart includes AMD processors with multi-threaded performance, similar to the Intel Q6600. For the differences between most important characteristics of listed CPUs please see the "Specs" column.
Core 2 Quad Q6600 compared to the fastest desktop CPUs
This chart shows how the Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 stands against the fastest desktop x86 microprocessors from our benchmark database. All CPUs in the graph feature 4 cores.
Popular performance comparisons
This chart demonstrates relative multi-threading performance of processors, that are most commonly compared to the Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600.
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About the CPU
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 is a quad-core desktop CPU, operating at 2.4 GHz. The microprocessor has 8MB L2 cache, and 105 Watt Thermal Design Power. More details about this CPU you can find on the Q6600 specs page.
The benchmark charts use the following colors:
Athlon II X3
Athlon II X4
Core 2 Duo
Core 2 Quad
Phenom II X3