How is the CPU speed measured?

Answer One way to measure the power of a central processing unit chip is by its clock speed. This tells you how many cycles per seconds (or hertz) that it processes. A gigahertz represents a billion cycle... Read More »

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How is cpu speed measured?

CPU speed, sometimes called processor speed, is a measure of how fast the "heart" of the computer works. The easiest way to measure CPU speed is by looking at the clock speed, but there are a numbe... Read More »

How is Internet speed measured?

Internet speed is measured in kilobits or megabits per second. A typical reference to internet speed would say "download speeds of 5,500 kbs." This refers to a speed of 5,500 kilobits per second. I... Read More »

How is processor speed measured?

You have to look at overall performance benchmarks since Intel's and AMD's cores are different. For example, an Intel quad like the Core i5 3570K @ 3.4 ghz will destroy an AMD FX 4100 at the same ... Read More »

How is computer processing speed measured?

The number of instructions per second the processor can execute measures processor speed. Modern processor ratings are in GHz (gigahertz, or billions of cycles per second). A 2 GHz processor exec... Read More »