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Old 02-14-2009, 09:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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If I have a Core2 Intel processor running at 2.4 Ghz does that mean the processor is running at 4.8 Ghz because each core is running at 2.4 Ghz. Does the same apply to a quad core processor as well.


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It does not, it just means you have two cores of 2.4ghz each..

Same applies for Quads or any other multi-core

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Like vern said. You don't add them up. It's KINDA like multiple cpu's. Dual is 2, quad is 4.
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