[mythtv-users] What is a "dual core processor"?

Carl Fongheiser carlfongheiser at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 14:42:47 UTC 2008

On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 8:36 AM, Ian Clark <mrrooster at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is for the older Pentium Ds that were based on the Pentium 4
> (netburst) core, the current Pentium Ds are based on a core2 core with
> reduced cache,  and perform much better.
> Thanks intel, for making this clear as mud. :)

The current processors are simply called "Pentium dual-core".  They
are not, and never have been called Pentium D.  They have model
numbers like E2xxx.  The old Pentium D's had 3-digit model numbers.

Carl Fongheiser

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