I3-540 compared to core 2 duo Tags: CPUs Macbook Pro Core Processors Last response: August 28, 2010 4:52 PM in CPUs Share windsormark August 28, 2010 4:47:59 PM Hello, I want to buy a macbook pro, but not sure whether to wait until it has the new I3 processor...Is it any better or faster than the present Core 2 duo P8600 ?/ any advice greatly appreciated More about : 540 compared core duo | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove runningbot August 28, 2010 4:52:39 PM The i3 - 350m is on part with a C2D P8700. I know of the i5 - 540m and that can out perform the T9900 in some scenarios. I'd recommend waiting for an i3. But here is a great resource to look at and make your own decision. http://www.notebookcheck.net/Mobile-Processors-Benchmar... | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>I3-540 compared to core 2 duo> Related ressources: ForumCore i3-540 @ 4GHz vs Core i3-2100 ForumCore 2 duo vs core i3 ForumDifference between i3 and the core 2 duo 's ForumI3-540 or Phenom II X4 955 ForumAbout amd turion 64 x 2 dual core motherboard durability compared to centrino duo Forumocto core 8 duo , quad 8950gx 2 sli nothing compared to this! ForumIntel i 7 quad core processor compared to core 2 duo ForumIs the Intel core i3540 processor good for gaming ForumWhat is the fast i3 or core 2duo ForumBest Core2 Quad to OC under $150 ForumMy intel prosessor core i3540 need to comfortable desktop board ForumA cooler for i3-540 (LGA 1156) ForumHow much faster would an i7-720 be compared to my p8600 core 2 duo . ForumA4-5300 vs. i3-540 ForumCoolerMaster V8 clicking/flapping ForumMy core i7 980x exceed the tdp (130) ! ForumBulldozer core confuzldness Forum[Solved] Core Speed and Multiplier keeps changing ForumCore i3 or AMD Athlon II x4 ForumDual core 1.8 Ghz compared to Intel I3 330m 2.13 Ghz More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !