Intel query

  cowgirl66 13:26 17 Apr 2007
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Can someone please tell me the difference between Intel Pentium Viv with dual-core processing, and the Intel Core 2 Duo which is the latest technolody from Intel if I'm not mistaken.

Only asking because I've noticed this on my new Gateway

  citadel 17:43 17 Apr 2007

it is something to do with playing media on the pc and works just the same on all dual core intel pc's with the right components.

  Quiet Life 18:08 17 Apr 2007

The first has two cores on the same die sharing such things as level 2 cache whereas the Core 2 duo has separate dies for each core and is more akin to two separate processors..

  cowgirl66 18:25 17 Apr 2007

Thanks to you both. I think i've got the gist of that.

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