The new Core 2 Duo's

Posted on Thursday, Dec 28 2006 @ 08:08 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Intel Core 2 Duo processor line-up is certainly going to expand in 2007, how much we are yet to see. Keep in mind Intel will also have a range of Core 2 Quad processors on offer next year, so this might complicate the buying process for some users. Of course gamers will be more than happy to stick with the Core 2 Duo processors for now, as the quad-core versions offer no extra performance in today’s games. That said, the possibility of twelve Core 2 Duo processors clocked between 1.8GHz and 3.0GHz does make picking the right processor difficult. Currently with just four options the choices are rather obvious. Those on a tight budget will go for the E6300 and those that can spend a little more will give the E6400 a miss and move right onto the E6600. When money is not so much of an issue the E6700 becomes a viable option..

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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