1 Reply Latest reply on Jun 4, 2010 1:45 AM by Harm Millaard

    Processor: Quad Core or Dual Core for Premiere Pro 2 & above?

    payal_C

      hi all,

       

      i am really confused. i want to upgrade my desktop comp and dont know which processor should i go for. currently i am working mainly on premiere pro 2 and after effects 6.5 but soon i wud be upgrading to CS versions. i have two i5 processor to deciede from:

       

      1)  Intel Core i5 Quad Core Processor

      Intel Core i5 750 Processor Specification:

      • Speed: 2.66 GHz
      • Codename: Lynnfield
      • Cores: 4 (4 threads)
      • L3 Cache Size: 8 MB
      • DDR3 1066/1333 MHz
      • Socket: LGA1156
      • Power TDP: 95 W

       

      2) Intel Core i5 Dual Core Processor

      Intel Core i5 650 CPU Specification:

      • Speed: 3.2 GHz in turbo mode 3.46 GHz
      • Codename: Clarkdale
      • Cores: 2 (4 threads)
      • L3 Cache Size: 4 MB
      • DDR3 1066/1333 MHz
      • Socket: LGA1156
      • Power TDP: 73 W

       

      Not much of a difference in price.

       

      which one will be more faster for the applications i use. please advice me. its urgent.

       

      regards,

       

      Payal.