Differentiate between dual core and core2 duo

Could you please differentiate between dual core, core2 duo, quad core, i3, i5, i7.....
and
differentiate between workstation(client, server, laptop,notebook, palmtop).....
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  1. this is wikipedia's page on intel's core brand
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_Core
    and intel's
    http://www.intel.com/products/processors/previousgeneration/index.htm
    you can find the info on current core processors on intel's site.
    the basic differences between desktop and server processors are support for ecc ram and large amounts of them, hpc capable, cost etc.
    laptop processors are usually less powerful than desktop versions but capable of running on batteries.
    use google.
    http://img.tomshardware.com/forum/uk/icones/smile.gif
  2. damn. messed up adding the emoticon :(
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