Processors Tags: Gateway Dell Processors Components Last response: April 7, 2010 2:04 AM in Components Share Sheldon April 7, 2010 12:43:40 AM Hey i am looking at a gateway and a Dell (Laptop). The gateway has an AMD Athlon™ Dual-Core Processor. The dell has a Intel® Core™ 2 Duo T6600. Is there a difference? More about : processors saaiello April 7, 2010 12:53:44 AM Do you know what the speed of the AMD Athlon? And yes there is a difference the T6600 is probably faster but without know exactly what athlon it is cant tell for sure. m 0 l Sheldon April 7, 2010 1:37:46 AM AMD Athlon™ II X2 Dual-Core Processor M300 (2.0GHz, 667MHz FSB, 1MB L2 Cache) that is the gateway laptop. This is the Dell laptop Intel® Core™ 2 Duo T6600 (2.20GHz/800Mhz FSB/2MB cache) m 0 l Related resources Can Dell Precision T3500 supports intel core i 7 and core i 7 extreme processors? - Forum Intel core I7 Processors questions - Forum Any new FM2 Socket Processors? - Forum stream processors count? - Forum Does 4th Gen processors really worth the upgrade over 3rd gen - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer tecmo34 April 7, 2010 1:59:02 AM The Dell processor is the faster processer of the two. Just don't make the purchase decision just based on the CPU, unless all other specifications are the same. The other components can make a difference in the overall performance of the laptop. m 0 l Sheldon April 7, 2010 2:04:27 AM well everything else is basically the same i just want to try to get it down to price now. But if there is a major difference then i would go with the faster of the two. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCompatible motherboards for AMD Phenom II 1055T processors? Forum SolvedProcessors AMD vs Intel Forum SolvedAM2 AM2+ Processors and the Dell E521 Forum SolvedHaswell refresh processors Forum SolvedIs overclocking actually bad for processors? Forum SolvedWill AMD make any more FX processors? Forum Solved4th gen intel processors problems Forum SolvedCant choose between processors Forum SolvedCan heat cause a drop in performance in processors? Forum SolvedWhat are the fastest processors Forum Solvedfsb of processors Forum SolvedCan processors switch between running full physical cores and clusters multi cores. Forum SolvedDoes ECS A55F2-M4(1.0) support any other FM2 processors besides APUs? Forum SolvedThe future of AMD processors Forum SolvedAre Xeon LGA 1366 processors okay for general use? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !