Intel pentium processor b940 vs Intel® Core™ i3-380M Tags: Pentium Processors Laptops Last response: October 29, 2011 3:48 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share bRandonN2011 July 18, 2011 5:36:09 PM I am trying to decide between two computers for college. they are similarly priced, but i know nothing about processors. i will be using it for school, doing research and other things. but i will also be using it for personal use like music and videos. Can anyone help me to understand the difference between the two? More about : intel pentium processor b940 intel core 380m hpfreak a b D Laptop July 18, 2011 6:26:25 PM Get the Core i3, it is faster, the pentium is a very weak processor that is made for extremely low budget type systems, the Core i3, is similar, but it still is better, and it based on an architecture that is used with Core i5s... much better.. Get the i3... dalauder September 15, 2011 6:05:19 AM You might want to look that up. The Penitum B940 is based on Sandy Bridge architecture and has very similar performance to first gen i3's (Nehalme architecture). Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mukki October 29, 2011 3:48:48 PM autodata 2009 can only use 1 core and uses 100%cpu while loading on b940 it takes 25secs to load on i3-380m it takes 40secs Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIntel pentium processor b940 vs Intel® Core™ i3-380M ForumIntel® Core™ i3-380M vs Intel® Pentium® Processor B940 ForumAmd a4-3305m vs intel pentium b940 ForumIntel® coretm i3-350m processor vs AMD Athlon™ II quad-core processor 630 ForumHow do I overclock my Intel Pentium B940 on my laptop ForumSolvedWhat is the difference between Intel CoreTM i5 processor and 1.8GHz Intel® processor ForumI have a Dell Inspiron with i3 Intel Processor. My specs areIntel(R) Core(TM) i3-2370M CPU @ 2.40GHz (4 CPUs). I have 6144MB ForumPossible Intel Pentium Dual-Core B940 Overclock? ForumIntel Pentium B940 2 0GHz ForumComparison between Intel i3-380M vs i3-2310M ForumProcessor 3rd generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3210M Processor (2 5 GHz with Turb ForumINTEL (R) PENTIUM 4 CORE(TM) 2DUO Forum16gb ddr3 system memory (2 dimm) for intel(r) core(tm)2 duo processor t9600 (2 8 ForumWhich is better amd e350 vs intel b940 ForumHttp://www tomshardware com/forum/275289-28-intel�-coretm-330m-processor-core ForumIntel® coretm i3 processor advantages? Forum3.2 Ghz P4 or 1.66ghz Intel® Core(tm) Duo Processor T2300 ForumSolvedIntel Core Processor i3-550 vs Intel Pentium G6980 ForumPentium(r) dual core vs intel core 2 duo processor ForumSolvedcan i upgrade intel pentium processor(laptop)? More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !