Re: Which CPU should I use
Okay, as I understand it a Dual Core CPU has a single core split into two,
with each one Hyperthreading , when I open Task manager I see four
So if I have software that combines the cores/threads don't I get a total of
3.2 Gig, does that mean
that with a Core 2 Duo if the cores are combined by the software, do I get 2
x 2.66 = 5.32??
It is difficult to know, looking it up I get a lot of contradictory
"Curious" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> A HT CPU is not a true dual core where each CPU operated independently of
> the other like a Core 2 Duo does.
> In a hyper threaded CPU either processor can execute an instruction
> however all of the other CPU work to get the next instruction ready to
> execute is single threaded.
> "Daniel" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> If I can just expand on this with your knowledge, since the Pentium D is
>> Dual Core and more
>> powerful, I think, 3.2g vs 2.66G, why is that not a better option.
>> "Curious" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> I would recommend the Core 2 Duo instead of any HT cpu.
>>> "Daniel" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>>> I have two spare CPU's and am not certain which one will give me the
>>>> best performance.
>>>> 1) Intel Pentium D (Dual Core) Extreme 3.2 Gig with HT
>>>> 2) Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 2.66 Gig
>>>> Any ideas on which will perform faster for a) Gaming, b) Graphics work
>>>> c) General EG Spreadsheets etc.
>>>> Appreciate any advice.