Dual Core vs Dual Processor

Discussion in 'Professional Video Production' started by doc, Sep 6, 2005.

  1. doc

    doc Guest

    Question for the group about processors coming from someone who doesn't know
    that much about how processors work.

    All the hype about dual core and the fact that it specs out as follows:
    Pentium D 2 x 3.0 GHz 1 Mb Cache - - would that be SLOWER, EQUAL TO, SAME
    AS, or FASTER, than a dual processor Pentium 4 with 3.0 GHz clock speed?

    I am looking at Liquid Edition 6.0 Pro for editing HDV and want to be above
    the minimum specifications for the computer side and have just purchased a
    dual core for Studio 9, which we are taking back tomorrow after nearly a
    month of absolute heartaches, pain, suffering, and HELL, from continual
    crashes (as many as 42 while trying to edit a 30 second commercial)

    Please, anyone and everyone, feel free to through in your two - - cents,
    pence, kronas, rubbles, yen, rands, etc. or any part thereof. We are
    desperate for a complete solution to edit and make our movies. AND, thanks
    in advance to all who respond.

    doc, Sep 6, 2005
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  2. Doc, there are plenty of websites who have thrown in there penny on that
    one with benchmark tests. One of the most noteable one is
    www.tomshardware.com but there are plenty more.


    Martin Heffels, Sep 6, 2005
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