Core 2 duo speed vs i3 Tags: CPUs Laptops Core Intel Last response: March 30, 2010 6:36 PM in CPUs Share Anonymous a b à CPUs a b D Laptop March 30, 2010 5:43:09 PM Hello, I am going to buy a laptop and want to know if the Intel Core 2 duo is slower than the i3? More about : core duo speed saaiello a c 133 à CPUs March 30, 2010 6:09:23 PM Yes core 2 duo is old tech the I3 is much faster. But what are you looking to do with your laptop if you want to do some gaming the graphics card should be a main concern over the processor. m 0 l hundredislandsboy a b à CPUs March 30, 2010 6:19:45 PM More info needed for a better answer. Which Core 2 Duo versus which i3? m 0 l Related resources Core 2 Duo vs i3 - Forum Core 2 Duo vs Core i3 - Forum Core 2 duo vs I3 vs I5 - Forum Old core 2 duo vs I3 540? - Forum Core 2 Duo v/s Core i3 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer randomkid a b à CPUs March 30, 2010 6:25:55 PM Plug in the answer to HundredIslandsBoy to this: http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/56?vs=143 m 0 l jonnyboyC March 30, 2010 6:36:29 PM Well clock for clock, the i3 is better and more power effiecient, but if your talking about different clocked cpu's than that could make a difference m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIntel core 2 duo vs intel core i3 Forum SolvedI3 vs core 2 duo E8400 Forum SolvedCore2Duo vs i3 Forum Core i3 1st gen vs core 2 duo?what are the differences? Forum Intel core2 duo vs i3 upgrade need help 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 I3 2310m vs CORE 2 duo T6600 Forum Intel core 2 duo vs intel core i3 Forum Core™2 Duo Processor P8700 vs core i3 380UM Forum Heating of Core2Duo vs Core i3 Forum Core 2 duo VS core i3 cpu Forum CORE 2 DUO VS I3 Forum Core 2 duo vs i3 i5? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !