Imac 17" Intel core duo vs. Intel Core 2 Duo

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Duke&tank, Aug 28, 2010.

  1. Duke&tank macrumors member

    Feb 15, 2009
    Hi, im selling my Grandmas Imac 17" Core duo base model and i was asked what cant i do with a core duo"32 bit" vs. the "64bit" core 2 duo i know the common answer is you cant run 64 bit software but is there anything Specifically you cant run on it thats a Core 2 duo can?

    Thank you
  2. alust2013 macrumors 601


    Feb 6, 2010
    On the fence
    The only limitation is that you can't put as much memory in it. That's also limited by the chipset and a bunch of other blah blah.
  3. Duke&tank thread starter macrumors member

    Feb 15, 2009
    ok cool thank you very much for the fast responses that what i thought just wanted to make sure


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