What is a dual processor?

Answer A dual processor is a computer that has two processors installed. This is different than a dual core processor, which is a single processor with two cores.ComplexitySetting up a dual processor syst... Read More »

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Will a game requiring a 2.0 ghz processor work with a dual core 1.4 ghz processor?

When it comes to CPU... yes, a 2.0 will work even on a single core 1.4, just slower.Mind you, "by the book" your dual-core is 1,200mhz (1.2ghz) which is "accelerated" to 1,400mhz. This makes it r... Read More »

Witch is better AMD Phenom X3 8750 processor or AMD Dual-Core E-300 processor?

Phenom x3 8750 is without question a more powerful CPU than a e-300. To the person who answered cause it has one more core, you are not comparing processors correctly if you are only looking at co... Read More »

Can you disable a dual core processor&run only one processor?

You can disable one core of a dual core processor by using the Windows task manager to change the affinity of a process to one processor core or the other. Alternatively, you can change the Windows... Read More »

Can a dual core processor run only one processor?

Technically, a dual core processor is only one processor, but with two cores. If you wish, you can choose to run only one core, although this will decrease system performance. In Windows, you can c... Read More »