N/APosted on - 04/29/2013
Greetings everyone, within a few days I am going to buy a new PC. While choosing the processor for my new system, I got confused with the 2nd and 3rd generation of Intel Core Processors. Can someone please explain what the differences between these two are and which one will be more suitable for normal day-to-day work?
Differences between the 2nd and 3rd generation of Intel Core Processors?
The 2nd generation Core processors are in the family of processors also known as "Sandy Bridge". In this generation the introduction of shared cache was made and memory controller, graphics and CPU are on the same die, while the 3rd Generation Core Processors are also called the "Ivy Bridge". They are basically a copy and improvement of Sandy Bridge. Their power consumption is minimal and they are fast and better in performance (5-10%). They are also small and the GPU is (HD4000).