“Every few months computer technology moves forward. Usually it’s only a small jump, such as a latest iteration of a graphics architecture, but sometimes it’s a significant one, such as the recent introduction of Intel’s Core 2 Duo desktop processor, known internally by Intel as Conroe,” Benny Har-Even reports for TrustedReviews.
“To test we employed our new in house 2D SpodeMark benchmarks, which run a series of demanding tasks such as audio and video compression and image manipulation, both singly and at the same time to test multi-tasking performance, which dual-core CPUs are designed for,” Har-Even reports.
TrustedReviews benchmarks Intel Core 2 Duo processor-based notebooks: one from AJP and one from Rock vs. a ThinkPad T60P with an Intel Core Duo “Yonah” processor to gauge the performance difference.
Earlier this month, the Chinese-language newspaper the Commercial Times reported that Apple will not only ship Core 2 Duo-based MacBook Pro notebooks, but also versions of its consumer-oriented MacBook, in September.
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Report: MacBook Pro, MacBook to both go Core 2 Duo ‘Merom’ as soon as next month – August 11, 2006
Intel Core 2 Duo vs. Core Duo – August 05, 2006
Intel’s Core 2 Duo processors officially released – July 27, 2006
Intel Core 2 Duo ‘Conroe’ vs. AMD Athlon FX62 – July 17, 2006