Solved Difference between a Core2Duo and Core i Processor Tags: CPUs Core Processors Last response: October 5, 2010 4:28 AM in CPUs Share hassaanc3 September 22, 2010 7:27:00 AM Hello, I need a difference/Comparison (basic) Why is the core i better or worse (as if you might need to upgrade the motherboard and other things, i.e if that's true) More about : difference core2duo core processor loneninja a c 83 à CPUs September 22, 2010 8:39:13 AM Sounds like a homework question to me, which I don't like answering but I'll point you in the right direction. Look up reviews of the I3 and Core2Duo processors, the original launch reviews should give plenty of information about the different architectures, which is the key difference between the 2. Few easy pointers to mention about the I3. It is manufactured on 32nm, has L3 cache, doesn't use FSB(Front Side Bus), and it has hyperthreading. m 0 l cadder a b à CPUs September 22, 2010 2:41:22 PM I've compared the i5-750 with a Q9400. At similar clock speeds the i5 is about 15% faster. The i5 is capable of at least the same overclock as my Q9400, maybe more. The big advantage of the i5 is if you don't intend to overclock. As Intel alludes to in their ads, the i5 will overclock itself to some extent automatically. Comparisons with the i3 and a core 2 duo are probably similar. Some of the "i" chips have hyperthreading. I don't know how much this helps but it seems to help a little bit in apps that can use a lot of cores. m 0 l Related resources What is the difference between core2duo and Dual core? - Forum What is the difference between core2duo and Dual core? - Forum What is difference between intel core2duo and i3 - Forum Difference between core2duo and cori3 - Forum Difference between corei3 & core2duo - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution enzo matrix a c 131 à CPUs September 22, 2010 4:05:42 PM hassaanc3 said:Hello, I need a difference/Comparison (basic) Why is the core i better or worse (as if you might need to upgrade the motherboard and other things, i.e if that's true) Please read the stickies, then ask more specific question about what you don't understand or what additional information you need. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/283109-28-differences... Share hassaanc3 October 5, 2010 4:28:38 AM Best answer selected by hassaanc3. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources The difference between intel core2duo and intel core Forum SolvedDifference between intel core i3 processor & core 2 duo Forum SolvedWhat the difference between intel dual core processor and intel core 2 duo processor Forum SolvedDifference between cpu, processor and core? Forum SolvedPlease explain the difference between intel dual core and intel core 2 duo processors? Forum Difference between 1st gen core processor vs 2nd gen core processor Forum Technical difference between dual core and core 2 duo processor Forum Difference between intel(R) core 2 and Pentium(R)M Processor Forum What is the difference between multi processor and dual core Forum Difference between intel core i3 processor & core 2 duo Forum Difference between i3 core processor & duel core processor Forum What is difference between Intel Core 15-650 core processor and a And phenom II Forum Difference between dual core and i3 processor Forum Difference between quad core and i3 processor Forum Difference between dual core and i3 processor Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !