Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 (95W): specs and benchmarks

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 (95W)


Intel started Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 (95W) sales on July 2007. This is Kentsfield architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 65 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2400 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is Intel Socket 775 processor with a TDP of 95 Watt and a maximum temperature of 62 °C. It supports DDR1, DDR2, DDR3 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 3.77 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Core 2 Quad Q6600 (95W) processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
Architecture codename
Release date
July 2007

Technical specs

Core 2 Quad Q6600 (95W)'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 Quad Q6600 (95W)'s performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
2.4 GHz
L1 cache
64K (per core)
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
8 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
65 nm
Die size
2x 143 mm2
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
62 °C
of 105 (Core i7-5557U)
Transistor count
582 million
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support


Information on Core 2 Quad Q6600 (95W) compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
95 Watt
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core 2 Quad Q6600 (95W).
Supported memory types
of 2933 (Ryzen 5 2500X)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core 2 Quad Q6600 (95W). Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core 2 Quad Q6600 (95W) is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core 2 Quad Q6600 (95W) performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core 2 Quad Q6600 (95W) from AMD is FX-4300, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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