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Snooza35

FPCH New Member
Joined
Jan 26, 2007
Messages
1
#1
this proably will sound stupid but i need help on what is the difference between technology.

im lookinig at
Intel Pentium D 820 Dual Core Processor with EM64T - 2.8GHz (2 x 1024KB L2 Cache) 800MHz FSB (ATX Thermal Solution)
and
Intel Pentium D 915 Dual Core Processor with EM64T - 2.8GHz (2 x 2048KB L2 Cache) 800MHz

the "technology" for them is different the first one is 90nm and the second is 65nm

what is the differents between them?

thanks for your help.
 

Jamey

FPCH Member
Joined
Jan 21, 2006
Messages
333
Location
Telford, UK
#2
The main difference is that one has 2 MB of cache and the other has 4 MB of cache. Both have two processor cores; the second one is built using smaller nano technology. It depends on what performance you are looking for. The second one will definitely give better performance in some situations because it has double the cache.