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 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... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Core i3-540 @ 4GHz vs Core i3-2100 Forum Core 2 duo vs core i3 Forum Difference between i3 and the core 2 duo 's Forum I3-540 or Phenom II X4 955 Forum About amd turion 64 x 2 dual core motherboard durability compared to centrino duo Forum octo core 8 duo , quad 8950gx 2 sli nothing compared to this! Forum Intel i 7 quad core processor compared to core 2 duo Forum Is the Intel core i3540 processor good for gaming Forum What is the fast i3 or core 2duo Forum Best Core2 Quad to OC under $150 Forum My intel prosessor core i3540 need to comfortable desktop board Forum A cooler for i3-540 (LGA 1156) Forum How much faster would an i7-720 be compared to my p8600 core 2 duo . Forum A4-5300 vs. i3-540 Forum CoolerMaster V8 clicking/flapping Forum My core i7 980x exceed the tdp (130) ! Forum Bulldozer core confuzldness Forum [Solved] Core Speed and Multiplier keeps changing Forum Core i3 or AMD Athlon II x4 Forum Dual core 1.8 Ghz compared to Intel I3 330m 2.13 Ghz Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !