Is it worth $50 to go from Core 2 Duo 2.66 to 2.80GHz?

Answer A clock difference of .14GHZ will only manifest itself if you ran Photoshop filters or fractal rendering side by side with the slower model. One would of course finish a bit faster, but not very mu... Read More »

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I have an Intel i5 2500 cpu it worth going up to a Core i5 3570 or whatever?

The processor you are looking at, on the link is a socket LGA2011... You would have to change your motherbaord as well as get another copy of windows, if you are using an OEM copy of Windows7... ... Read More »

If I were to go from a 2.6ghz dual core to a 3.2 ghz dual core, would it make a difference?

There's not a lot of discernible difference -…Compare those ratings with a Phenom II x6 in the high end chart, those score near 6 times more (not 6x faste... Read More »

If core duo means Dual core then what is the 2 mean in the core 2 duo?

horribly confusing nomenclature those from inteland if you have not been following developments ... yes, it's horribly confusing indeedto start with, they are all dual core processorsmeaning 2 core... Read More »

3.33GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or 2.66GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5?

the i5 is a good cpu, but running on the x55 motherboard, it will be obsolete soon. the x55 won't be able to upgrade to the i9 cpu which will be released soon, but if you're not the type to upgrade... Read More »