Intel Core 2 Duo P9700: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core 2 Duo P9700

Summary

Intel started Intel Core 2 Duo P9700 sales 1 April 2009 at a recommended price of $348. 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 2800 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is PGA478 processor with a TDP of 28 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 4.25 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Core 2 Duo P9700 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core 2 Duo
 
Achitecture codename
Penryn
 
Release date
1 April 2009
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$348
 

Technical specs

Core 2 Duo P9700'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 P9700's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Maximum frequency
2.8 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
Bus support
1066 MHz
 
L1 cache
128 KB
 
of 896 (Core i9-7940X)
L2 cache
6134 KB
 
of 8192 (FX-8350)
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
Die size
107 mm2
 
Transistor count
410 Million
 
of 19200 (EPYC 7551P)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core 2 Duo P9700 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Socket
PGA478
 
Power consumption (TDP)
28 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core 2 Duo P9700. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

4.25

3DMark06 CPU

2540

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

3425

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

6133

Passmark

2015

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core 2 Duo P9700 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core 2 Duo P9700 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core 2 Duo P9700 from AMD is E-300, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

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