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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove saint19 CPUs Master July 14, 2010 6:59:04 PM Hi newcomer and welcome to the Tom's hardware forum. See answer here | Report abuse 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-... | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>CORE 2 DUO VS I3> Related ressources: ForumCore i3 1st gen vs core 2 duo ?what are the differences? Forum2 .13ghz core 2 duo vs 2 .13ghz core i3 ForumCore2Duo P8700 Vs I3 330M ForumI3 vs core 2 duo E8400 ForumIntel core2 duo vs i3 upgrade need help ForumSee answer here ForumIntel i3 vs core 2 duo ForumI3 2310m vs CORE 2 duo T6600 ForumIntel core 2 duo vs intel core i3 ForumCore™2 Duo Processor P8700 vs core i3 380UM ForumCore 2 duo v/s core i3 370 ForumHeating of Core2Duo vs Core i3 ForumIntel i3 vs core 2 duo ForumPSU Help ForumI7 and Core 2 Duo ForumCore2 Duo has only 1 Core Forum[Solved] My Core 2 Duo 6750 ForumCore2 Quad vs. i7 Duo core for computationally intensive tasks ForumPRICE OF CORE 2 DUO T5750 Forum[Solved] Is a asus IPIBL-LB compatible with Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E8400? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !