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NewsForge: Dual Core Processors Boost Systems' Performance

Apr 18, 2005, 17:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Korzeniowski)

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"Users' desire for additional computer speed is never-ending. As soon as vendors implement one technology that offers a quantum leap in processing power, users anxiously await the next. As a result, hardware vendors are now poised to introduce a new microprocessor design: dual core CPUs, which promise to boost the performance of Linux servers, desktop systems, and notebook computers.

"Traditionally, the most effective method of boosting computer performance has been improving a microprocessor's clock speed..."

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