About the CPU - ridiculous question Tags: CPUs Core Computers Last response: January 21, 2012 11:37 AM in CPUs Share MaxSoyer January 21, 2012 10:45:42 AM hello, my question is simply : what is the difference between a Core 2 Duo - and an i3 - an i5 ..etc how the speed of an i3 CPU is calculated ? . and i found once a height price computer have a "core 2 duo" and another computer with "i3" have a lower price ! why ? (the other performance was almost the same). More about : cpu ridiculous question WR2 a c 203 à CPUs January 21, 2012 11:04:53 AM Hello MaxSoyer; Speed = performance = how fast work gets done. And it's not directly related to the operating frequency of the CPU (the Ghz stuff). Benchmark tests for Core i3 2100 3.1GHz vs Core 2 Duo E6850 3.00GHz Benchmark tests for Core i3 2100 3.1GHz vs Core 2 Duo E8500 3.16GHz Benchmark tests for Core i5 2400 3.1GHz (*4 cores) vs Core 2 Duo E8500 3.16GHz WR2 a c 203 à CPUs January 21, 2012 11:07:35 AM MaxSoyer said:and i found once a height price computer have a "core 2 duo" and another computer with "i3" have a lower price ! why ? (the other performance was almost the same).Price differences happen for many reasons. Not enough info provided to answer the 'why?' part of your question. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer 7ccccc7 January 21, 2012 11:37:51 AM Here you can compare all CPUs http://www.cpubenchmark.net/ Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedQuestion about cpu compatability Forum SolvedSome question about my cpu temps Forum SolvedA question about CPU temp Forum SolvedQuestion about RAM/CPU compatibiility Forum SolvedQuestion about lever socket force when installing CPU!? Forum SolvedQuestion about cpu / ram Forum Solved780Ti Build and Question about CPU Cooling Forum Solved► ► A question about CPU Cooler ◄ ◄ Forum SolvedQuick question about upgrading an AMD CPU Forum SolvedQuestion about upgrading to a new motherboard,cpu,ram,gpu Forum SolvedSimple Question : about cpu bottleneck Forum SolvedQuestion about installing CPU in motherboard (noob) Forum SolvedNoob question about cpu and motherboard Forum SolvedQuestion about the CPU's integrated video cards Forum SolvedQuestion about CPU Coolers Forum SolvedQuestion about cpu temps and suggested overclock for amd fx 6350 black box Forum SolvedQuestion about potential CPU+MOBO+RAM upgrade Forum SolvedQuestion about CPU affinity Forum SolvedQuestion about CPU Throttleing Down.. PLEASE HELP! Forum cpu ridiculous high temp!! Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !