Core 2

Updated: 11/13/2018 by Computer Hope

Sometimes abbreviated as C2, the Intel Core 2 is a family of processors first introduced with the release of the Intel Core 2 Duo processor on July 27, 2006. The Core 2 processors include the C2D (Core 2 Duo), C2E (Core 2 Extreme), C2Q (Core 2 Quad), and Core 2 Solo.

The Core 2 Extreme was released on July 29, 2006, with 4 MB of shared L2 cache like the Intel Core 2 Duo, but has a higher clock speed and capability of being overclocked.

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