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Why are the modern pentiums so slow compared to the i3?

So I have a question. I know the price on the pentium is a lot cheaper but performance wise something doesn't make any sense. So if this $70 pentium at 3GHz and this $120 i3 at 3.3GHz use the same architecture and the same cache why is the i3 21% faster in tests but has a 9% faster clock?
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  1. because I said so.
  2. You are not Intel. Also understand that you NEED to start a sentence with a capital letter! It's so hard to find good toms hardwarers these days.
  3. Are you sure about that?
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    Because the i3 has HT?
  5. Best answer selected by melikepie.
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