Intel Core 2 Duo SL9600 vs Celeron M P4500

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Games supported 49%
Celeron M P4500
Intel Celeron M P4500
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Core 2 Duo SL9600
Intel Core 2 Duo SL9600
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Games supported 47%

General info

Comparing Celeron M P4500 and Core 2 Duo SL9600 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance ranking24622578
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
SeriesIntel Celeron MIntel Core 2 Duo
Architecture codenameArrandale (2010−2011)Penryn (2008−2011)
Release date1 April 2010 (13 years old)1 March 2009 (14 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$86$316

Technical specs

Celeron M P4500 and Core 2 Duo SL9600 basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores2 (Dual-core)2 (Dual-core)
Base clock speedno data2.13 GHz
Boost clock speed1.86 GHz2.13 GHz
Bus support2500 MHz1066 MHz
L1 cache128 KB128 KB
L2 cache512 KB6 MB
L3 cache2 MB6 MB L2 Cache
Chip lithography32 nm45 nm
Die size81+114 mm2107 mm2
Maximum core temperatureno data105 °C
Number of transistors382+177 Million410 Million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplier--
VID voltage rangeno data1.05V-1.15V


Information on Celeron M P4500 and Core 2 Duo SL9600 compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Power consumption (TDP)35 Watt17 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Celeron M P4500 and Core 2 Duo SL9600. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data-
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data-
Demand Based Switchingno data-
FSB parityno data-

Security technologies

Celeron M P4500 and Core 2 Duo SL9600 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data+
EDBno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Celeron M P4500 and Core 2 Duo SL9600 are enumerated here.

VT-xno data+

Synthetic benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Celeron M P4500 0.77
Core 2 Duo SL9600 0.60

Celeron M P4500 outperforms Core 2 Duo SL9600 by 28% in our combined benchmark results.

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

Cinebench R10 is an ancient ray tracing benchmark for processors by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. Its single core version uses just one CPU thread to render a futuristic looking motorcycle.

Benchmark coverage: 20%

Celeron M P4500 2533
Core 2 Duo SL9600 2054

Celeron M P4500 outperforms Core 2 Duo SL9600 by 23% in Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core.

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 10 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R10 using all the processor threads. Possible number of threads is limited by 16 in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

Celeron M P4500 4826
Core 2 Duo SL9600 3281

Celeron M P4500 outperforms Core 2 Duo SL9600 by 47% in Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core.

wPrime 32

wPrime 32M is a math multi-thread processor test, which calculates square roots of first 32 million integer numbers. Its result is measured in seconds, so that the less is benchmark result, the faster the processor.

Benchmark coverage: 18%

Celeron M P4500 37.1
Core 2 Duo SL9600 43.1

Core 2 Duo SL9600 outperforms Celeron M P4500 by 16% in wPrime 32.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance score 0.77 0.60
Recency 1 April 2010 1 March 2009
Cost $86 $316
Boost clock speed 1860 2130
Chip lithography 32 nm 45 nm
Power consumption (TDP) 35 Watt 17 Watt

Based on the results of synthetic tests, our recommendation leans towards the Celeron M P4500 due to its superior performance when compared to the Core 2 Duo SL9600 processor.

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