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Thursday, July 1, 2010

Dual, Quad and Hexa Core!

Computer processor speeds have not accelerated as quickly as in previous years, but the number of physical cores has, up to 6 physical CPU cores. This means that newer computers can theoretically process more data at the same time compared to older single core processors. But there is a catch: programs need to be written to utilise the extra processing room. This article at Tom's Guide reviews AMD's Hexa-Core processor, see the results for yourself