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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by xtreampb, Jan 31, 2007.

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  1. xtreampb

    xtreampb Thread Starter

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    i have heard from some classmates that the dual core and quad core to find out the clock speed you mutiply all of the clock speed listed by the # of cores. I dont belive them but i thougth i would ask somone who would know more about it b/c i am thinking bout building a new comp and should i but a dual core, quad core, or just a single core
     
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    No they are wrong, each core runs at its own rated speed and the sum of all of them does not equate to a total clock speed.

    Don't bother will Quad core's. There's little benefit with having 4 cores over 2 with todays software, most of which is optimized for a single core system.
     
  3. xtreampb

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    k thx for the help
     
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    On servers they are amazing :D
     
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