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Windows 7: Dual core 2.6 and I3 core 2.2 or I5 core 2.2?

18 Sep 2011   #21
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19 Sep 2011   #22

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19 Sep 2011   #23

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Is pentuim dual core 2.6 faster than i3 core (sandy bridge ) 2.2 ?
CPUs are not always ranked up by their speeds. the Sandy Bridge CPUs are much newer and have Hyperthreading

The Pentium Dual Core CPUs are obsolete and weaker than the modern CPUs
Actually, depending on what Pentium you are talking about since there is a Pentium D and a Pentium Dual Core which are 2 totally different processors.
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I was running a Pentium Dual Core E5200 in my HTPC and upgraded to a Core2Duo E6750 and the HTPC was was the same speed.
I didn't pay for an upgrade, just swapped processors from another machine. now the HTPC is the same speed but generates a little more heat due to the Core2Duo running hotter than the Pentium Dual Core.

btw, a Core i3 2.3ghz is slightly faster (10%) than a Pentium Dual Core 2.6ghz, you probably won't even notice the difference in speed.
And an i5 2.27Ghz is 40% faster than the Pentium Dual Core.
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