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jj3
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higher or lower ghz speed?

im comparing 2 laptops both with the i5-8250u core. one has 1.6 ghz and the other 3.4 ghz. should i opt for the higher or lower speed with this processor?

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AlHill
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Both laptops are the same speed:

https://ark.intel.com/products/124967/Intel-Core-i5-8250U-Processor-6M-Cache-up-to-3_40-GHz Intel® Core™ i5-8250U Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz) Product Specifications

One is quoting the processor base frequency, while the other is quoting the max turbo frequency.

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