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How big is the difference between a
Core2 Duo 2.13GHz and a
Pentium 4 Extreme edition 3.73Ghz With HyperThreading

I realize that the C2D is newer tech and that it has 2 cores, but is that pentium really that far behind it? I mean it has a much higher clock speed and has hyper threading which helps to make up for its single core. How do they truly compare? Thanks in advance
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big, just run super pi you will notice how big it was
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It isn't so much about clock speed as it is architecture. I would take C2D over the Pentium 4 any time.
     
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big, just run super pi you will notice how big it was
haha as soon as I get that P4 back from my uncles (he was borrowing it), I'll run super pi and maybe a few others and post them here. We'll see how they compare. I have no doubt the c2d will be on top I'm just curious by how much for those models.
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