Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 vs Celeron G4900

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700
Intel Celeron G4900

General info

Comparing Core 2 Quad Q6700 and Celeron G4900 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
21.79
 
16.65
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Series
n/d
 
Intel Celeron
Achitecture codename
Kentsfield
 
Coffee Lake
Release date
on April 2007
 
2 April 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$42
Price now
$45
 
$59

Technical specs

Core 2 Quad Q6700 and Celeron G4900 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 Q6700 and Celeron G4900 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
2
Number of threads
4
 
2
Maximum frequency
2.666 GHz
 
3.1 GHz
Bus support
n/d
 
4 × 8 GT / s
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
64K (per core)
L2 cache
8 MB (shared)
 
256K (per core)
L3 cache
n/d
 
6 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
65 nm
 
14 nm
Die size
2x 143 mm2
 
126 mm2
Maximum core temperature
n/d
 
100 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
62 °C
 
72 °C
Transistor count
582 million
 
n/d
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core 2 Quad Q6700 and Celeron G4900 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
1
Socket
775
 
FCLGA1151
Power consumption (TDP)
95 Watt
 
51 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core 2 Quad Q6700 and Celeron G4900. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
n/d
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
AES-NI
-
 
+
vPro
n/d
 
-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
n/d
 
+
Turbo Boost
n/d
 
-
Hyper-Threading
n/d
 
-
Idle States
n/d
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
-
 
+

Security technologies

Core 2 Quad Q6700 and Celeron G4900 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
n/d
 
-
EDB
n/d
 
+
Secure Key
n/d
 
+
MPX
-
 
+
Identity Protection
-
 
+
SGX
n/d
 
Yes with Intel® ME
OS Guard
n/d
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core 2 Quad Q6700 and Celeron G4900 are enumerated here.
VT-d
n/d
 
+
VT-x
n/d
 
+
EPT
n/d
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core 2 Quad Q6700 and Celeron G4900.
Supported memory types
DDR1, DDR2, DDR3
 
DDR4-2400
Maximum memory size
n/d
 
64 GB
Max memory channels
n/d
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
n/d
 
37.5 GB / s
ECC memory support
-
 
+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core 2 Quad Q6700 and Celeron G4900.
Integrated graphics
n/d
 
Max video memory
n/d
 
64 GB
Quick Sync
-
 
+
Clear Video
n/d
 
+
Clear Video HD
n/d
 
+
Graphics max frequency
n/d
 
1.05 GHz
InTru 3D
n/d
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core 2 Quad Q6700 and Celeron G4900 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
n/d
 
3

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core 2 Quad Q6700 and Celeron G4900 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
n/d
 
+
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
n/d
 
4096x2304@24Hz
Max resolution over eDP
n/d
 
4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPort
n/d
 
4096x2304@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core 2 Quad Q6700 and Celeron G4900 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
n/d
 
12
OpenGL
n/d
 
4.5

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core 2 Quad Q6700 and Celeron G4900.
PCIe revision
n/d
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
n/d
 
16

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core 2 Quad Q6700 and Celeron G4900. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

2 Quad Q6700 6.93
Celeron G4900 6.94 +0.1%

Passmark

2 Quad Q6700 3281
Celeron G4900 3288 +0.2%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core 2 Quad Q6700 and Celeron G4900 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700

Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)

Advantages of Intel Celeron G4900

0.1% faster in synthetic tests
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 65 nm)
Less power hungry (51 vs 95 watts)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
AES-NI save
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
MemoryProtectionExtensionsVersion
IdentityProtectionTechVersion
ECCMemory
QuickSyncVideo

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