Intel Core2 Duo E6700 vs Intel Pentium 2129Y

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Intel Core2 Duo E6700 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Pentium 2129Y
Intel Core2 Duo E6700 Intel Pentium 2129Y

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Core2 Duo E6700 and the Intel Pentium 2129Y and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Core2 Duo E6700 2 core processor released in Q3/2006 with the Intel Pentium 2129Y which has 2 CPU cores and was introduced in Q1/2013.
Intel Core2 Duo (29) Family Intel Pentium (150)
Intel Core 2 Duo E4000/E6000 (15) CPU group Intel Pentium 2000 (5)
1 Generation 4
Conroe (Core) Architecture Ivy Bridge U
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core2 Duo E6700 is a 2 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.66 GHz. The processor can compute 2 threads at the same time. The Intel Pentium 2129Y clocks with 1.10 GHz, has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel.

Intel Core2 Duo E6700 Characteristic Intel Pentium 2129Y
2 Cores 2
2 Threads 2
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? No
2.66 GHz Frequency 1.10 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

Intel Core2 Duo E6700 Characteristic Intel Pentium 2129Y
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

no iGPU GPU Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1)
GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 0.85 GHz
-- GPU Generation 7
Technology 22 nm
Max. displays 3
-- Compute units 6
-- Shader 48
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
-- DirectX Version 11.0

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

no iGPU GPU Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1)
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC Decode / Encode
No Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIe

Up to 16 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the Intel Core2 Duo E6700, while the Intel Pentium 2129Y supports a maximum of 32 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 25.6 GB/s enabled.

Intel Core2 Duo E6700 Characteristic Intel Pentium 2129Y
DDR3-1333, DDR2-1066 Memory DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600
16 GB Max. Memory 32 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
21.3 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 25.6 GB/s
No ECC No
4.00 MB L2 Cache --
-- L3 Cache 2.00 MB
-- PCIe version 2.0
-- PCIe lanes 16
-- PCIe Bandwidth 8.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Core2 Duo E6700 has a TDP of 65 W. The TDP of the Intel Pentium 2129Y is 10 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Core2 Duo E6700 Characteristic Intel Pentium 2129Y
65 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 10 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. 90 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core2 Duo E6700 has 4.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 65 nm. The cache of Intel Pentium 2129Y is at 2.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 22 nm.

Intel Core2 Duo E6700 Characteristic Intel Pentium 2129Y
65 nm Technology 22 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2
LGA 775 Socket BGA 1023
VT-x Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
No AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q3/2006 Release date Q1/2013
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core2 Duo E6700 (100%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y (60%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core2 Duo E6700 (100%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y (63%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core2 Duo E6700 Intel Core2 Duo E6700
2C 2T @ 2.66 GHz
365 (100%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y Intel Pentium 2129Y
2C 2T @ 1.10 GHz
218 (60%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core2 Duo E6700 Intel Core2 Duo E6700
2C 2T @ 2.66 GHz
617 (100%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y Intel Pentium 2129Y
2C 2T @ 1.10 GHz
413 (67%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Core2 Duo E6700 Intel Core2 Duo E6700
2C 2T @ 2.66 GHz
1014 (100%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y Intel Pentium 2129Y
2C 2T @ 1.10 GHz
587 (58%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Intel Core2 Duo E6700 Intel Core2 Duo E6700
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y Intel Pentium 2129Y
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1) @ 0.85 GHz
82 (100%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core2 Duo E6700 Intel Pentium 2129Y
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