MacBook pro Cpu

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Filipe Gomes, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Hello, I have a MacBook Pro 17 unibody from the early 2009,and i would like to know the difernce betwen my cpu wich is core 2 duo 2.9ghz and a i5 2.5ghz
     
  2. macrumors 603

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    Without knowing specifics, I can say that the i5 is quite a bit faster.
     
  3. macrumors 6502a

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    The i5 is a quad-core, and about twice as fast.
     
  4. macrumors 603

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    How do you know which i5 he's talking about? The 13" MBP has a dual core 2.5GHz i5.

    Regardless, the i5 is going to be faster than the Core2 Duo.
     

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