Do more while juggling multiple tasks with powerful dual-core processors. Customers can choose the latest technologies from Intel . The processor, or CPU, is one of the most important components in your Dell system. It processes the critical information and instructions that make your Dell system perform.
The speed at which your Dell system runs applications, loads images and downloads files depends in part on the processor. Bandwidth, clock speed and the number of cores in the processor all help determine performance. As a general rule, a higher number indicates higher performance.
Upgrading a processor after purchasing your Dell system can be costly and difficult. Because of this, Dell recommends that you choose a processor with enough performance to meet your needs well into the future.
The Power of Two
The Intel® CoreTM 2 Duo processor was developed using the Intel Core micro-architecture, which utilizes two execution cores on a single processor to handle multitasking, multi-threaded applications and demanding multimedia with ease. With Intel Core 2 Duo, you can watch movies while running your virus scanner, rip CDs while listening to MP3s or play games while downloading files.