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How does the Core 2 processor compare to the Pentium III?

Asked by GD_Kimble (2285points) May 24th, 2008

…in terms of speed?

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glial's avatar

Like a 62 VW Beetle compares to a 08 Ferrari.

xyzzy's avatar

It’s better to ask “how does a Core2 compare to TWO Pentium IIIs”, as the Core2Duo contains 2 processor cores on a single chip. It’s a significant step up from a Pentium III, and I’ll bet it even runs cooler than a PIII.

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got it, thanks guys.

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