core 2 quad

By yogitech23 ·
What is difference between core 2 dual and core 2 quad? which one is better? Why?

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by scott_heath In reply to core 2 quad

Old CPU's had 1 core.

Core 2 Duo has 2 cores.

And in a confusing move, Intel names CPU's with 4 cores: Core 2 Quad.

Weird I know. More cores is theoretically better, but since most apps won't utilize them I would worry to much about it if you can only afford a 2 core CPU. But if you've got money to burn...

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