A core generally refers a single CPU core or to half of a piledriver module.

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Is the cache size or number of cores more important when weighing CPU performance?

I'm shopping for a laptop for my son to use for school, so it doesn't need to be a gaming machine. I've put together PC's from scratch before, but it's been a while. I've noticed that a number of ...
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What is meant by the terms CPU, Core, Die and Package?

Now this might sound like too many previous questions, but I am really confused about these terms. I was trying to understand how "dual core" is different from "Core 2 Duo", and I came across some ...
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Does “core” mean CPU or memory or both?

I was wondering what "core" means? CPU or memory or both?
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what does 2 core 4 threads mean in cpu?

I wanted to know what does 2 cores 4 threads mean about a cpu? I am talking about this cpu which i have http://ark.intel.com/products/47341/Intel-Core-i5-520M-Processor-3M-Cache-2_40-GHz I initially ...
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How do I see a log of which process was running on which CPU and for how long?

Is there a program that logs this, or at least lets me see in real time which process is running on which core? I don't think the task manager quite does either of these.