I 3 vs core 2 duo Tags: Core Processors Western Digital Components Last response: February 12, 2010 10:13 AM in Components Share Anonymous February 9, 2010 5:54:11 PM Hello, i wd like to knw abt i3 processor...is it upgraded version of core 2 duo..?? More about : core duo werxen February 10, 2010 4:28:26 AM Quote:Go to Intel.com and read about it. i3 is 32nm. C2D is 65 and 45nm. i3 has integrated graphics. C2D does not. i3 has hyperthreading. C2D does not. So basically the only thing it has going for it is the fact that it is 32nm. m 0 l p1n3apqlexpr3ss February 10, 2010 4:38:02 AM And hyperthreading so it can perform much better in multi-threaded apps, and generally higher clock speed, and better architecture.. m 0 l Related resources Intel Core 2 Extreme 2.66GHz vs. Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0GHz? - Forum Core 2 duo vs I3 vs I5 - Forum Old core 2 duo vs I3 540? - Forum Core 2 Duo vs Core i3 - Forum Pentium e6700 3.0ghz vs core 2 duo e8400 3.0ghz - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer p1n3apqlexpr3ss February 10, 2010 4:43:06 AM Not to mention that the e8500 is around 35% more expensive then the i3, but also gets owned in most if not all benchmarks... Just with the i3, youre looking at a bit more expensive mobo m 0 l kokin February 12, 2010 10:13:52 AM I think the sarcasm was missed. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources what is better? intel pentium dual core e6700 3.2ghz vs core 2 duo e7300 2.66ghz Forum SolvedCore 2 Duo v/s Core i3 Forum SolvedIntel core 2 duo vs intel core i3 Forum SolvedI3 vs core 2 duo E8400 Forum SolvedCore2Duo vs i3 Forum SolvedCore i3-350m vs core 2 duo t6600 Forum Intel Celeron 420 3.0 GHz VS Intel Core 2 Duo 1.0 GHz Forum Pentium 5800 3.2GHZ -vs- Intel Core2 Duo E7500 (Advice?) Forum Core i3 1st gen vs core 2 duo?what are the differences? Forum Intel core2 duo vs i3 upgrade need help Forum ASUS G50VT WITH INTEL CORE2 DUO T9900 3.6Ghz vs P7450 2.13Ghz Forum Intel i3 vs core 2 duo Forum 2.13ghz core 2 duo vs 2.13ghz core i3 Forum Intel i3 vs core 2 duo Forum AMD Athlon II X3 440 vs Intel Core2Duo 7500 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !