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How would a 1.8ghz dual core relate to a 3.6ghz single core? (3.6 being 1.8 x2)

Is it basically the same, or no?
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How would a 1.8ghz dual core relate to a 3.6ghz single core? (3.6 being 1.8 x2)

Is it basically the same, or no?




It depends on what cpu each is and what architecture / model /Series / Core and AMD OR INTEL..


Many different Variables..

If you would list the 1.8ghz dual core specific model cpu and the 3.6 specific cpu then I would be able to help you easier and tell you which is faster and has more performance.



You said above 3.6 being 1.8x 2.. If it is a single core it cannot be 1.8 x 2.. That is whats so confusing.

Anyway 100% of the time the dual core will be faster than any single core ever made as all Single cores now are very old.. The dual cores will have better architectures and have newer technology.. The only dual cores that ever sucked were the first PENTIUM D dual core processors which this would be the ONLY exception as I know some single core chips that can have more performance than JUST the PENTIUM D Dual core.. Those are OLD technology though by todays standards..


List the specific cpu's and I will tell you more detail..
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Oh, sorry

Intel Pentium Dual CPU T2390 @ 1.86Ghz 1.87Ghz


So with a game or application that "requires" over 2ghz, I should be fine?

Oh, and there is no 3.6Ghz CPU, I was just saying that since it's dual 1.8, does that mean it's the equivalent of 3.6?

Edited by db_techno, 11 January 2009 - 01:46 AM.

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