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Quick Question about Dual-Core CPU

by ikjadoon / July 22, 2005 7:13 AM PDT

When they advertise dual-core CPU, clock of 3.2GHz do they mean two CPU's clocked at 3.2 making a total of 6.4? I don't think so. It's 2 CPUs clocked at 1.6, right?

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(NT) (NT) 3.2GHz = 3.2GHz x 2
by AKonny47 / July 22, 2005 7:29 AM PDT
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by ikjadoon / July 23, 2005 3:47 AM PDT

wow, thats a lot of processing power....

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not really...
by ozos / July 23, 2005 5:51 AM PDT
In reply to: ohh

it's a lot of processing power for things that can use multi-threading or programs that run on SMP's

but for normal desktop power
it's not at all like a 6.4GHZ Pentium 4 (the 6.4 would kill the dual core in gaming/desktopping (and yes it's been done, i think the current world record is a nod over 7GHZ))

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by ikjadoon / July 24, 2005 6:30 AM PDT
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ohhhhhhhhh, i c....

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