Intel Core 2 Duo P8700: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core 2 Duo P8700

Summary

Intel started Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 sales 1 January 2009 at a recommended price of $209. This is Penryn architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 45 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2530 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is BGA479, PGA478 processor with a TDP of 25 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 3.43 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Core 2 Duo P8700 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
12.77
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core 2 Duo
 
Achitecture codename
Penryn
 
Release date
1 January 2009
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$209
 
of 999 (Xeon W3530)
Price now
$38
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core 2 Duo P8700's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core 2 Duo P8700's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Maximum frequency
2.53 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
Bus support
1066 MHz
 
L2 cache
3072 KB
 
of 32768 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
Die size
107 mm2
 
Transistor count
410 Million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core 2 Duo P8700 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Socket
BGA479, PGA478
 
Power consumption (TDP)
25 Watt
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core 2 Duo P8700. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

3.43

3DMark06 CPU

2254

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

2805

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

5169

Passmark

1624

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core 2 Duo P8700 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core 2 Duo P8700 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core 2 Duo P8700 from AMD is Mobile Sempron SI-40, which is faster by 1% and higher by 10 positions in our rating.

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