How to use Core 2 in a sentence
The new generation of 65-nanometer desktop and laptop chips under the brand name Core 2 Duo will launch this summer, the company says.
With the Intel Core 2 Extreme processor, you get the best unrivaled performance in the universe.
Intel's Core 2 Duo processors are found in most mid-range laptops and for the most part, they have no problem handling general computer functions like using word processors, spreadsheets, emailing and surfing the Web.
As of this writing, Intel processors in consumer-grade desktops and laptops will have either a single-core, dual-core, Core 2 Duos or Quad-cores.
When you read a Core 2 processes at 2.0 GHz, that doesn't mean since you have two processors, you have 4.0 GHz of speed.Advertisement
Plus, you get an Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 processor and 2 GB of DDR2 RAM as standard features.
On the inside you get an impressive line-up of high-tech hardware, including an Intel Core 2 Duo T6600 processor, a 2 MB L2 cache and 800 MHz front side bus, which is more than adequate even for the most avid gamer.