Difference between Dual Core and Octa Core Processors
Dual-Core processors are those processing units that have two cores. A core is like a processing part that can complete a single time at a point in time so dual-core means that processing can be done at a faster rate. Dual-core processing systems allow performing more than one function at a time.
Octa-core processors are those processing systems that have eight cores which are arranged in two sets of four cores, each core can perform the work as that of a quad-core processing system. It was designed to give high performance and speed as compared to any other processing system.
Following is a table of differences between Dual-Core and Octa-core Processors:
|1.||In dual-core processors, two cores are provided and each core is assigned a different task.||Oct core consists of eight cores arranged in two sets each containing four cores.|
|2.||It has only two cores so it uses less power as compared to Octa-core.||It uses more power as compared to dual-core processors.|
|3.||It is unable to perform a large number of tasks at the same time.||It can handle many jobs at the same time due to 8 cores.|
|4.||Computational speed is slower as compared to octa-core processors.||It has a high computational speed as compared to dual-core processors.|
|5.||This processor is not made to use heavy graphic applications.||All types of heavy graphic applications run smoothly.|
|6.||It is designed to provide good performance.||The performance of octa-core processors is impeccable.|
|7.||Tasks like 3D animation, gaming, VFX etc cannot be done on these processors.||Tasks like VFX, 3D, and gaming can be easily done on these processors.|
|8.||Heat generation in these types of processors is less.||Heat generation in these types of processors is more.|