I'm going to buy a PC in a couple of weeks and I'll most probably be using it for 3-4 years. I don't know whether to choose a Core 2 Duo with a speed of 3.0 GHz or a Quad which runs at 2.4 GHz. I'm uncertain because I understand that many of the applications available today aren't built to use the 4 available cores ,so I though that buying a Core 2 Duo running at a higher speed would be better comparing the costs of the Quad and the Duo.
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Depending on the price difference I would go for the Quad. Duo approx. 3+3 = 6 wheras Quad 2.4+2.4+2.4+2.4 = 7.2. Applications maybe improved to utilise quad core more and if it where me i would be thinking, maybe if i got that quad core it would have been just …
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