How to Best Use a Quad-Core CPU?

Answer With the release of advanced 64-bit operating systems and multithreaded software, quad-core CPUs have moved from simply looking good on paper, to being better utilized by the system and supported p... Read More »

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Core 2 Quad Q9xxx With Quad Core Technology?

When semiconductor company Intel Corp. introduced the Core 2 as its latest premier brand of consumer-oriented processors on July 27, 2006, it split the family into three divisions: the Core 2 Solo,... Read More »

Best Possible Quad/6 core CPU for the AM3 Socket (938)?

It makes no difference whether a CPU will fit the socket, my friend. It's whether your motherboard can handle a specific CPU.Log on to the website of your motherboard manufacturer, look for Downlo... Read More »

What's so special about Dual Core and Quad Core Processors?

Okay, think of it this way. Think of the single core processor being a two lane highway. If you've ever noticed any construction work on a two lane highway, one lane is backed up, which soon causes... Read More »

The Difference Between the iMac Dual-Core & Quad Core?

In each successive release of the iMac all-in-one computer line up, Apple executes a small upgrade in the power of most of the systems in the computer. In early 2011, one of the more significant up... Read More »