Are new Core 2 Duo CPU's slower than the old ones?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by definitive, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. definitive macrumors 68000

    definitive

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    It says in the specs that they come with 3MB L2 cache. The older CPU's had 6MB..
     
  2. Hellhammer Moderator

    Hellhammer

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    3.06GHz has 3MB but 3.33GHz has 6MB. iMacs have always used special CPUs so less cache may mean cheaper cost. It won't really affect much though
     

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