AMD Phenom II X4 910 vs Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700
Comparing Phenom II X4 910 and Core 2 Quad Q6700 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Phenom II X4 910 and Core 2 Quad Q6700 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Phenom II X4 910 and Core 2 Quad Q6700 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
128 KB (per core)
64K (per core)
512 KB (per core)
8 MB (shared)
6 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
2x 143 mm2
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
64 bit support
Information on Phenom II X4 910 and Core 2 Quad Q6700 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)
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Phenom II X4 910 and Core 2 Quad Q6700.
Supported memory types
DDR1, DDR2, DDR3
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Phenom II X4 910 and Core 2 Quad Q6700. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Phenom II X4 910 6.86
2 Quad Q6700 6.93 +1%
Phenom II X4 910 3247
2 Quad Q6700 3281 +1%
Let's see how good Phenom II X4 910 and Core 2 Quad Q6700 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of AMD Phenom II X4 910
Finer manufacturing process technology (45 vs 65 nm)
3DNow! (older SIMD instructions set used by AMD CPUs. Supercedes MMX, works with 64-bit registers)
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)
Advantages of Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700
1% faster in synthetic tests
Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)
So, Phenom II X4 910 or Core 2 Quad Q6700?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Phenom II X4 910 and Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700. The differences in performance seem too small.
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