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Guide to Core 2

Core 2 is Intel's redesigned CPU version with new features introduced in 2006. It is based on the core architecture which streamlines operations and uses less power consumption. It has virtualization technologies that allow it to run on both 32 and 64 bit CPU's. Other technical features make the Core 2 processor available for both laptops and desktops. The desktop models were deployed in 2006 through 2008 include the Conroe, Wolfdale, Allendale, Kentsfield and Yorkfield. The laptop models included the Menry and Penyrn also deployed during those years.

The success of the Core 2, however, has been supplanted with new processors which began to make their debut in 2009. However, Brighthub, through its guides, offers readers a closer look at how the Core 2 technology works and has impacted computer operations.

 

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