Intel Core 2 Duo SL9600: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core 2 Duo SL9600

Summary

Intel started Core 2 Duo SL9600 sales 1 March 2009 at a recommended price of $316. 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 2130 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a BGA956 processor with a TDP of 17 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 7.74 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

General info

Of Core 2 Duo SL9600 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 March 2009
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$316
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core 2 Duo SL9600'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 SL9600's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Maximum frequency
2.13 GHz
 
of 5
FSB
1066 MHz
 
of 6400 (Core i7-990X EE)
L1 cache
128 KB
 
of 768
L2 cache
6134 KB
 
of 16384
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
of 7
Die size
107 mm2
 
Transistor count
410 Million
 
of 19200
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core 2 Duo SL9600 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Socket
BGA956
 
Power consumption (TDP)
17 Watt
 
of 1055 (Core i9-10900KF)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core 2 Duo SL9600. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

7.74

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

2054

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

3281

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core 2 Duo SL9600 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core 2 Duo SL9600 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core 2 Duo SL9600 from AMD is Phenom II X4 N950, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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