Core 2 duo vs dual core

Hello,
which are the best processor between dual core and core 2 duo processor.
which processor are best for online application.
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  1. Core 2 Duo is dual core
  2. if buyng new, these are old cpu's. "core 2" is the model of processor(old model) "duo" means it has 2 cpu cores (dual core.). Having said that a core 2 duo is fine for online web browsing.
  3. All Core 2 Duo are dual cores, but not all dual cores are Core 2 Duo :P. Are you referring to the "Pentium" dual cores?
  4. "Dual Core" is a generic term used by both AMD and Intel.

    Core 2 Duo (C2D) is the series of Intel CPUs which came after the Pentium D series and before the current Core i (i3, i5, i7) series.
  5. iam2thecrowe said:
    if buyng new, these are old cpu's. "core 2" is the model of processor(old model) "duo" means it has 2 cpu cores (dual core.). Having said that a core 2 duo is fine for online web browsing.


    A C2D is can also handle recording streaming video (Netflix etc), playing Bluray and HD videos, running a VM,
    video editing with Sony Vegas and Power Director, playing Crysis Warhead at 1920x1080 on gamer settings
    and much more

    A pentium 4 or amd athlon single core are online browser computers LOL
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