Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Jul 2006 11:16 UTC, submitted by Mr. Tan
Intel OCAU reviews the new Core 2 Duo line from Intel, and concludes: "Thanks to its new micro-architecture, Core 2 Duo is performing far better than the previous generation dual core Pentium D. An X6800, for example, is between 30% ~ to 40% faster than a Pentium D 955XE. Core 2 Duo is achieving performance in applications and games that has not been seen before with a dual core desktop CPU. In addition Core 2 Duo consumes 40% less power and runs much cooler than Pentium D."
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by Mr. Tan on Fri 14th Jul 2006 13:55 UTC
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from hardocp, i dont know if this is relevant or not, since gaming performance is GPU bound not CPU bound, but i leave the judgement to you guys/gals

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