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Whats the difference between quad and i5 CPU?

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July 30, 2010 11:36:20 AM

Please respond to me
July 30, 2010 12:17:21 PM

Posting the same question multiple times (in different threads) is frowned apon. :pfff: 
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July 30, 2010 4:07:03 PM

All i5's are quads, but not all quads are i5's.
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July 30, 2010 5:19:29 PM

jsc said:
All i5's are quads, but not all quads are i5's.


Not exactly. Some i5s are quads, others are dual with hyperthreading.
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July 31, 2010 1:35:37 AM

jsc said:
All i5's are quads, but not all quads are i5's.


Most I5's are actually dual cores, nothing more than I3 with turbo mode and higher clock speeds. I5 6XX series are dual core, I5 7XX are quad core.
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