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difference between intel core 2 extreme and quad?

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by dragnandy, Feb 18, 2008.

  1. dragnandy

    dragnandy Regular member

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    i tried reading about it, but i think itd be a lot easier and straightforward if somebody told me the difference between an intel core 2 extreme and an intel core 2 quad?
     
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    Core 2 Extreme: 2 cores on 1 die, unlocked clock multiplier.

    Core 2 Quad: 4 cores on 2 dies, locked clock multiplier.
     
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    Conroe XE Core 2 Extreme: 2 cores

    Kentsfield Core 2 Extreme: 4 cores

    Which one did you mean?

    You can find out what a die is yourself.

     

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