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Single core VS Duo core

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Krazy Owl, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. Krazy Owl

    Krazy Owl New Member

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    What could be theorically better between there:

    Single core 2.0 gigs 2 megs cache

    Dual core 2.0 gigs 1 meg cache

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    Can we compare the Single core AMD 754 cpu to older Single core Intel 775 cpu?

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    It would help to know what actual CPUs we are comparing here. :)
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    Generally speaking :)
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Core 2 duos were massively faster than pentium d's, so it still depends on make and model. But depending on whatyou do and which cpu youre talking about,go multicore.
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    "Generally speaking" don't work when architecture changes happen all the time that affect different tasks in different ways, but I'd put my money on that dual core with 2.0 gigabytes at 1 megahertz speed especially for the price of the former.
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    Well, a single core s754 is like 60-80% of a Pentium D, but gets obliterated by a Core 2 Duo (and moreso by the last Core 2 Duos). I'd go for a dual core Intel (preferably not Pentium 4 based) over a single core AMD s754, as the Intel dual core supportive chipsets also support DDR2-533 minimum which is better than the DDR400 AMD was stuck with until AM2 came out.
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    ok thx. just wanted a guess. :)

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