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Computer I hear a lot about the Intel duo core 2 processors in all the new computers today. I have an Asus with a Prescott 3.4 GHz processor with 4 Gig of RAM and it runs relatively fast for me. I wanted to know if I got a duo core 2 - 1.5 GHz, would the applications in general, process the data any faster?

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Core 2 Duo stepping 5 makes it easily possible to reach over 3.4 GHz

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Hello there.

Your cpu is called a single core, newer cpus are dual, tri or even quad core.

If you do many tasks at once for example: audio or video work, playing the latest games, then upgrading to a multi core definately speeds up responsiveness of using your computer.

While the actual clock speed is much lower (1.5GHz to 3.4GHz) these days this doesn't matter so much as newer cpus are more efficent at a lower speed, so they are able to run programs much faster than older cpus that run at a higher frequency.

If your computer is fast at the moment and fine for everything you do, i don't see the reason to upgrade.

Hope this helps.

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A duo 1.5 will work approximatively at the speed of a 3.Ghz cpu, just a bit better

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I have been given a acer aspire L320 BUT THERE IS NOT A PROCESSOR IN IT. what i want to know is what processor fits.it


The Acer Aspire L320 can take 3 different processors

1. Intel Core 2 Duo

Dual Core chip with speeds from 1.8Ghz to 3.3 Ghz

2. Intel Celeron D

Dual Core chip with speeds from 1.6Ghz to 2.7Ghz

3. Intel Pentium 4

Single core chip with speeds from 1.3Ghz to 3.8Ghz

The Core 2 Duo 3.3 Ghz is the most expensive and Pentium 4 1.3 Ghz the cheapest.

Some more information is available on the Intel website, links are below:

http://www.intel.com/products/processor/core2duo/mobile/index.htm
http://www.intel.com/products/processor/pentium_dual-core/specs.htm


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My motherboard model is D101GGC Is this support CORE 2 DUO E4600 processor


Hi,
This motherboard model will not support Core 2 Duo E4600.
It will support only.

1.Intel Pentium D Processor.
2.Intel Pentium 4 Processor.
3.Intel Celeron D Processor.

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Is intel e5800 processor 3.20 ghz is compatible with asus P5G41c-M LX asus motherboard thnks


Hi,
Your motherboard is compatible with the e5800 processor.

It has Intel® Socket 775 and it will support processor listed below
1. Core™2 Quad.
2. Core™2 Duo.
3. Pentium® dual-core.
4. Celeron® dual-core .
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I have ASUS intel G31 chipset (P5KPL-AM/PS) motherboard.Now I am not getting any display although RAM is working condition.will you help me?


this mainboard is intened for use with XP or Vista only OS and Intel Socket 775 Core™2 Quad/Core™2 Extreme/Core™2 Duo/Pentium® D/Pentium® 4/Celeron Processors
Compatible with Intel® 05B/05A/06 processors ONLY

go to this site to download video drivers
http://driverwhiz.com/drivers-en?brand=Intel%20Graphics&logo=Intel&subid=1002-ca-en-90000000421&gclid=CJWIgquX1KQCFcu7KgodfGqqJw

if the computer powers on w/o video , it could be heat issue with the CPU, --turn off the computer, remove battery and rear case - remove the heatsink fan and apply new thermal paste on the CPU- then put heatsink fan back , battery -- and turn on computer --if the issue persists, its bad onboard video card

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You can also use any other intel 775 socket processor as well. The dual cores are at the top of the list for performance that are compatible with that board, but if you're looking for a cheaper solution, I have that board with a 3GHz pentium 4 and it runs great. Here's a list of all the processors you can use.
Intel Pentium 4 (2.66 - 3.80 GHz)
Intel Celeron D (2.53 - 3.60 GHz )
Intel Pentium 4 Extreme Edition
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Intel Pentium D (2.66 - 3.60 GHz)
Intel Pentium Extreme Edition
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Pentium Dual-Core (1.40 - 2.80 GHz)
Intel Core 2 Duo (1.60 - 3.33 GHz)
Intel Core 2 Extreme (2.66 - 3.20 GHz)
Intel Core 2 Quad (2.33 - 3.00 GHz)
Intel Xeon (1.86-3.40 GHz)
Intel 'Core' Celeron (1.60 - 2.40 GHz)

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Hi..

If you want to upgrade you unit be sure that the motherboard socket are totally fix with the processor. The compatibility is important because if it is not compatible the motherboard can not support the processor,

Good luck !!!

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Can some one please let me know the name of the motherboard supporting Pentium 4 1.5 Ghz processor as well as Intel Core duo series of processors. Thanks, Ajay


The chips to which you refer are incompatible with respect to the socket used for each as well as the fact that Core duo and Pentium 4 1.5 GHz chips are from separate generations, the latter having been obsolescent since 2003. Therefore, there is no single motherboard that supports both, and the Pentium 4, Socket 478 boards can be obtained from various aftermarket sources.

Here is an example of the kind of board you need for your Pentium 4.

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