|Feb 10, 2013, 03:16 AM||#1|
Whats better, dual core or i7?
not sure if i am in the right section..
I am computer illiterate
whats better (faster),
a duel core 2.1 acer
or a 2.4 core i7 with turbo boost technology
and whats the difference
|Feb 10, 2013, 03:31 AM||#2|
I'm not exactly sure what your looking at, but the second one (the i7) will very likely be faster.
Do you have more details of the computers your comparing (like the model numbers)?
The difference (that you listed) is 2 different CPU's, but it's impossible to just compare computers using just CPU's operating frequency as there is much more going on inside a computer that effects "speed".
Last edited by Quad5Ny; Feb 10, 2013 at 03:37 AM.
|Feb 10, 2013, 05:06 PM||#3|
That's what people say, the i7 would be faster I just don't understand as a duel is like double the processor speed that's why it's duel?
except the 2.1 duel has 4 gb ram 500gb hdd
and the i7 2.4 has 16gb ram 1tb hdd
I just figure 2.4 alone without duel wouldn't be fast?
Toshiba notebook p780/p785
acer aspire 5536
|Feb 10, 2013, 08:54 PM||#5|
An effective 4 cores will beat 2 cores. And i7 has other advancements as well. No comparison, really. But your usage might mean other aspects if the system could matter more, such as screen quality, keyboard, battery life, size/weight...
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