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Two processors, quite confused

By edbug
Aug 21, 2008
  1. my system shows up "Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.20GHz" but it shows this twice on device manager?
    Does this mean that i have 6.40GHz worth of processing power?

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  2. dustin_ds3000

    dustin_ds3000 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 869   +8

    all the newer p4s use hyper-threading to simulate 2 cores but its not very useful. no you only have one core running at 3.2 ghz
     
  3. edbug

    edbug TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Burst my bubble why don't ya!
    Haha, i was getting all excited then!
    Thank you for the info!
     
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