Core i5-2450M 2.5GHz
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Core i5-2450M 2.5GHz Review
Sandy Bridge, formerly Gesher, is the codename for a processor microarchitecture developed by Intel as the successor to Nehalem. Based on the 32 nm process, development began in 2005 at Intel's Israel Development Center in Haifa. Processors based on this architecture are marketed as the second generation of the Core i series and were announced on January 3, 2011. They are available from January 9, 2011 and onwards depending on market segment.
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2.5 GHz
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jakop360
15:02 Nov-28-2013
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this the 1st generation you can see on the logo i have the second gen. i guess

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himkill84
03:38 Mar-02-2013
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How the hell is this better than my A10 4600m???

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4gateftw
08:30 Mar-02-2013
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Hyper-threading. It means that for each physical core, the OS addresses two logic cores and it shares the workload between them when it can. It's also one of the reasons Intel is dominating the CPU market right now. At least that's my understanding of it, I could be horribly wrong.

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Stratus
05:01 Oct-09-2013
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If you ask me it's not your is 4 cores and this one is 2 cores also it says nothing about having hyberthreading.
Also yours has a better on board gpu.

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Sora127
06:39 Jan-16-2014
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More cores mean nearly nothing if each core are far weaker. Having 4 cores do help but in this case the Intels 2 cores are stronger than AMDs 4 cores.

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BilkosSi
09:31 Dec-02-2012
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I own this CPU in my HP ProBook 4730S laptop and it runs at 2.8GHz not overclocked, no turbo-boost?
BTW… overclocking this CPU is not recommended as laptops usually don't have very powerful cooling system and it can be easily burned to death as both CPU and GPU share the same cooling system.

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snookerluke16
17:17 Sep-23-2012
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Why is the I5 3210m 2.5GHz worse than this ?

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jihamag
08:47 Sep-24-2012
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i wonder about this too

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zyzzbrah
09:51 Sep-28-2012
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i5-3210m is better imo, you can check statistics here http://www.notebookcheck.net/Mobile-Processors-Benchmarklist.2436.0.html

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naggar12
03:09 Sep-11-2012
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can anyone tell me how 2 over clock this, and doesnt this core have that turbo boost up to 3.1ghz?

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cosmin997
15:50 Dec-10-2012
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You can overclock this proc with OC Tuner or from BIOS http://www.wikihow.com/Overclock-a-PC

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jakop360
15:04 Nov-28-2013
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yeah it has the Turbo Boost 2.0 wich it can overclock to 3,10 GHz Dual core

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