Other Applications: Rendering, Image Processing, Archiving
As we can see the results of the top dual-core and youngest quad-core processors in our performance test session suggest no definite conclusions about the best processor choice. The recommendations can be absolutely different for each specific case depending on the type of tasks set for the given system. Therefore, the choice of Core 2 Duo E8600 over Core 2 Quad processors should be made in each given situation individually. You can clearly see it not only from the last three, but also from all the other previous diagrams.