Intel core 2 duo vs intel i5 Tags: CPUs Core Intel Intel i5 Product Last response: March 19, 2010 6:50 PM in CPUs Share martingil88 March 19, 2010 5:57:29 PM Hello,i work with cubase and reason music programs and i d like to know which of core 2 duo and intel i5 processors is the best thanks for your soon response martin More about : intel core duo intel GhislainG a c 117 à CPUs a b å Intel March 19, 2010 6:16:16 PM I'd go with the i5 simply because it's newer, it's more efficient and it doesn't use a soon to be obsolete socket. m 0 l rooseveltdon March 19, 2010 6:24:42 PM Intel core i5 all the way here, better performance,better power consumption, similar price, it's a no brainer especially for the programs you work with m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Raidur a b à CPUs March 19, 2010 6:50:18 PM If you are talking about the i5 dual cores they are better but are darastically overpriced. You'd be better off going i3 if you wanted an intel dual core. For quad i5 all the way. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIntel core i5 2 26ghz vs core 2 duo 2 26 processor Forum Intel® Core™ i5- vs core 2 duo Forum Intel core 2 duo vs i5 Forum Intel® Core™ i5- vs core 2 duo Forum SolvedWhich is faster?? 2.53ghz intel core 2 duo or 2.4GHz Dual-core Intel Core i5 Forum Intel core duo vs i5 Forum SolvedIntel Core i5 vs Intel Core Duo T6600 Forum SolvedIntel celeron g1620 vs. core 2 duo 2.4 GHz Forum SolvedCan I run games for intel core 2 duo processor on intel i5 M560? Forum SolvedIntel Core 2 Extreme 2.66GHz vs. Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0GHz? Forum SolvedPrice comparison intel core2duo e6600 vs e7400 Forum Intel core duo i5 vs core duo i7 2012 Forum SolvedIntel Celeron D vs Pentium D vs Pentium Dual-Core vs Core 2 Duo (Socket LGA775) Forum Intel Core 2 Duo e8400 to i5 2500k "Problem" Forum Difference between Core 2 Duo with Intel i5 processors Forum SolvedIntel Xeon E3-1225V2 vs intel Core i5 3450? Forum SolvedIntel E4400 Core 2 Duo vs Intel 6700 Core 2 Forum Which is better: intel Core 2 Duo, Centrino 2, Core i3, i5 or i7 Forum How does the intel core i5 stack up to a intel core 2 Duo processor? Forum What is faster Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E8400 or i5 Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !