The difference between intel core 2 and I7 processor Tags: CPUs Core Intel i7 Processors Intel Last response: February 17, 2010 2:37 PM in CPUs Share Anonymous a b à CPUs February 17, 2010 11:26:17 AM Hello, what is The difference between intel core 2 and I7 processor More about : difference intel core processor jonpaul37 a b à CPUs February 17, 2010 11:46:48 AM there are a number of things that are different, but what do you mean? Are you talking about general difference, or performance difference? All of the below are enhancements that the Core i7 has and Core 2 does not: Hyperthreading (2 logical cores to every 1 physical core), core 2 does not L3 - cache, lots of it, core 2 does not QPI which enables the chip to communicate directly with RAM As far as performance goes, search for "core2 vs Core i7 benchmarks" you'll find what you're looking for... jsc a c 172 à CPUs a b å Intel February 17, 2010 12:50:36 PM Biggest difference in architecture is that the memory controller is integrated onto the CPU chip. It's no longer on the motherboard. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jsrudd a b à CPUs February 17, 2010 2:37:13 PM When asking about the difference in chips you also have to consider the chipset Also if you're talking about the core i7 on LGA 1156 then graphics card pathway is also on the chip. If your talking about i7 on LGA 1336 then a difference is triple channel memory Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumDifference between intel core i3 processor & core 2 duo ForumDifference between Core 2 Duo with Intel i5 processors ForumWhats the difference between Intel Core i7 920 ' ForumWhat is the difference between intel 2 nd generation and 3rd generation processor ForumDifference between intel core processors and atom ForumWhat is the difference between the intel i7 and intel xeon processors? ForumDifference between core 2 duo and core i3 processors? ForumDifference between intel (R) core 2 and Pentium(R)M Processor ForumDifference between Quad Core Intel ® Xeon® and Intel ® Core ™ 2 Quad proc ForumWhat is the best 2 ed Generation Intel Core i7 Processor Extreme ForumDifference between INTEL and AMD processor ForumDifference between intel core i3 processor & core 2 duo ForumWhat is the difference between Pentium Dual core and Intel i3 ForumWhat is the difference in speed between the i7 and quad core ?? ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumIs Intels Cetrino Duo processor and AMD turion 64 x2 T-58 processors compatible ForumI5 750 Processor embedded ForumTime to move on from the tri core 720 ForumCan we play fifa 10 in 2 0ghz dual cpu processor Forum[Solved] Which is better intel i3 or phenom II x2??? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !