CORE 2 DUO VS I3 Tags: CPUs Core Basic Last response: July 15, 2010 10:40 AM in CPUs Share nayakashis123 July 14, 2010 1:10:34 PM Hello, WHAT IS THE BASIC DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CORE 2 DUO AND CORE I3 More about : core duo saint19 a c 161 à CPUs July 14, 2010 6:59:04 PM Hi newcomer and welcome to the Tom's hardware forum. See answer here m 0 l karthik_11 July 15, 2010 10:40:08 AM Core 2 duo is intel's previous generation dual core cpu with hyperthreading disabled. Intel i3 is newer generation dual core with hyperthreading enabled. If you are buying a new system go with i3-530. the platform cost is slightly higher than core 2 duo but its worth the money. Check out this review here. http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/gaming-processor-core-i3-... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCore 2 Duo vs i3 Forum SolvedCore 2 duo vs I3 vs I5 Forum SolvedOld core 2 duo vs I3 540? Forum Core 2 Duo vs Core i3 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 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 i5? Forum Core 2 duo p8700 vs i3 Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !