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#1 jrwhite820


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Posted 12 August 2011 - 03:31 AM

What is the difference between intel's corei3 processor and the sandy bridge core i3 processor?

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Posted 12 August 2011 - 09:01 AM

Worth reading, IMO: http://www.brighthub.com/computing/hardware/articles/65861.aspx .


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Posted 21 August 2011 - 08:01 AM

Some more reading which includes specific model numbers:




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Posted 21 August 2011 - 07:44 PM

Basically the Sandy's are able to be overclocked. It has unlocked multipliers.

My appologies, it does not have unlocked multipliers, but it can be basically overclocked.
(Non-K edition CPUs can overclock up to four bins from its turbo multiplier.)

Edited by Skizzle, 21 August 2011 - 08:26 PM.

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Posted 21 August 2011 - 07:57 PM

Only the "K" can be fully overclocked not all of the Sandy Bridge processors can be overclocked.

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