What is difference between core i3 and core i5 and c2d

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Performance: i5>i3>c2d

socket: i5/i3 -> LGA1156; c2d -> LGA775

Turbo Mode: i5 -> yes; c2d/i3 -> no

Hyper Threading: dual core i5/i3 -> yes; quad core i5 & c2d -> no

architecture: quad core i5 & c2d -> 45nm; dual core i5/i3 -> 32nm

cache: i5/i3 -> L2 & L3 cache; c2d -> L2 cache