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then why does one have 512Kb cache and operates at 2.4Ghz and another has a 1Mb cache and operates at 2.2Ghz? I don't think thats operating the same

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The one's balancing out the other to give a chip that performs at an equivalent level. The number in the product name, after all, is a "Performance Rating".

Similar things happened with Athlon XP processors. Some models had minor changes to architecture and clockspeed involved. There were a couple of versions of most performance rating chips, and there were 3 distinct versions of some of them ;)

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