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The Gigahertz Battle: How Do Today's CPUs Stack Up?

Core 2 Duo Processor "Allendale" (Dual Core)

Core 2 processors are available in three flavors: Core 2 Duo with 2 MB shared L2 cache (accessible to both cores), Core 2 Duo with 4 MB shared cache and the Core 2 Quad with 2x 4 MB L2 cache. Core 2 Quad is nothing else than two Core 2 Duo processors inside one processor package.

Core 2 Duo with 2 MB L2 cache is code-named Allendale. These processors are available at several clock speeds between 1.8 and 2.13 GHz, running at FSB800 or FSB1066 system speeds.