Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 vs Intel Core i7-2677M

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-2677M
Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 Intel Core i7-2677M

CPU comparison

Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 or Intel Core i7-2677M ? In this comparison, we check which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 has 2 cores with 2 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.93 GHz. Up to 16 GB of memory is supported in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 was released in Q3/2006.

The Intel Core i7-2677M has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.90 GHz. The CPU supports up to 8 GB of memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The Intel Core i7-2677M was released in Q2/2011.
Intel Core2 Extreme Family Intel Core i7
Intel Core 2 Extreme X6000 CPU group Intel Core i 2000M
1 Generation 2
Conroe (Core) Architecture Sandy Bridge H
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 or Intel Core i7-2677M can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

2 Cores 2
2 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? No
2.93 GHz Frequency 1.80 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 2.90 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 or Intel Core i7-2677M has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

no iGPU GPU Intel HD Graphics 3000
GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 1.20 GHz
GPU Generation 6
Technology 32 nm
Max. displays 2
Execution units 12
Shader 96
Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
DirectX Version 10.1

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 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 No

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR2-1066, DDR3-1333 Memory DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
16 GB Max. Memory 8 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
-- Bandwidth --
No ECC No
4.00 MB L2 Cache
L3 Cache 4.00 MB
PCIe version 2.0
PCIe lanes 16

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

75 W TDP (PL1) 17 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 or Intel Core i7-2677M as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

65 nm Technology 32 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
MMX, SSE2, SSE3 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
LGA 775 Socket BGA 1023
VT-x Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT
No AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q3/2006 Release date Q2/2011
-- Release price 280 $
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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 Extreme X6800 Intel Core2 Extreme X6800
2C 2T @ 2.93 GHz
417 (74%)
Intel Core i7-2677M Intel Core i7-2677M
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
562 (100%)
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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 Extreme X6800 Intel Core2 Extreme X6800
2C 2T @ 2.93 GHz
746 (65%)
Intel Core i7-2677M Intel Core i7-2677M
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
1147 (100%)
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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 Extreme X6800 Intel Core2 Extreme X6800
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-2677M Intel Core i7-2677M
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.20 GHz
230 (100%)
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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 Extreme X6800 Intel Core2 Extreme X6800
2C 2T @ 2.93 GHz
942 (100%)
Intel Core i7-2677M Intel Core i7-2677M
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
0 (0%)
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Devices using this processor

Intel Core2 Extreme X6800 Intel Core i7-2677M
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