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CPU

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4 GHz Quad-Core Processor

(6 Ratings, 3.7 Average)

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Specifications

Manufacturer

Intel

Model

Core 2 Quad Q6600

Part #

BX80562Q6600

Manufacturer

Intel

Core Count

4

Core Clock

2.4 GHz

TDP

100 W

Series

Intel Core 2 Quad

Microarchitecture

Core

Core Family

Kentsfield

Socket

LGA775

Integrated Graphics

None

ECC Support

No

Packaging

Boxed

Includes CPU Cooler

Yes

L1 Cache

  • 4 x 32 kB Instruction
  • 4 x 32 kB Data

L2 Cache

2 x 4 MB

L3 Cache

None

Lithography

65 nm

Simultaneous Multithreading

No

Price History

    Reviews

    Tamriel_Bound
    • 19 points
    • 35 months ago

    Pretty quick, gets the job done.

    Brooklyn_T0n198
    • 15 points
    • 28 months ago

    from completed build Budget Optiplex Gaming Rebuild

    It has 4 cores, which is good. Useful for multi-tasking. They have been pushed past 3.0 GHz, so it is good for overclocking. They go for cheap used, or around $20 USD. I see no problems with this processor for browsing the web and other usual tasks, but for gaming the clock speed hurts it. Not bad for its price and has aged well. Opt for the SLACR models, since these came out later and use less power. Only 4 stars because of its clock speed, everything else works fine.

    TimoHalofan
    • 12 points
    • 25 months ago

    from completed build Blast from the past!

    From seeing reviews and using a Core 2 Quad at home (though not a Q6600) I can tell you that for basic tasks and some light/older gaming these CPU's are still fine and even do a pretty decent job at it

    Rdowney83619
    • 7 points
    • 14 months ago

    from completed build Orange Box

    Die hard old chip, a historical landmark

    Solidcancer07
    • 4 points
    • 41 months ago

    It works and it's my pleasure to be part of the Q6600 squad in declaring its legacy.

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