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Originally Posted by mknabster View Post
Well the i3 being slower than the Core2Duo is expected since it's a lesser processor compared to the i7, which is comparable to the C2D. I know the architecture is completely different, but in terms of the level of quality, i3s are down there where Core Duos were.
That is so utterly wrong.
Intel Core i3 Vs Core 2 Duo
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The technical specifications have made it clearly indicated that Intel core i3 beats its predecessor, core 2 duo in almost all departments. This is but natural as they were indeed designed to replace them. Be it processing speed, multitasking or graphic output, opting for core i3 processors is the logical choice to make!
AnandTech - The Intel Core i3 530 Review - Great for Overclockers & Gamers


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