This is a hypothetical question about how a CPU operates. If I purchase two identical CPUs, and use one long term (say one year), will it be identical in speed to the unused CPU? Will the number of ...
I remember sometime around 1995 having a computer with CPU speed of 75 MHz. Then a couple of years later around 1997 having one that was 211 MHz. Then a few years later around 2000 having one that ...
I keep reading since years about magical overclockability of modern CPUs. It is said that CPUs (with open multiplier) which are shipped to customers with (let's say) preset 3GHz, can be overclocked ...
I hear almost everywhere that CPU clock speed is not the only factor that defines the true speed of a CPU. Well. What are the other factors then? In which case a processor clocked at 1.6 Ghz is faster ...
I have an AMD A6-3500 three-core CPU. AMD System Monitor shows each core with a maximum 2100 MHz. This also shows in AMD OverDrive. Does this processor run at the speed 3*2100 MHz? Edit Can I say ...
I am running Windows 8 Pro on an Apple MacBook Pro 9,1 Mid 2012 15 inch non retina. It has a Core i7-3720 QM CPU @ 2.6 GHz. For the past few days, I have noticed that it is constantly running at max ...
Possible Duplicate: Why are modern CPUs “underclocked”? When I was searching around for a desktop awhile back I came across a lot of discussions where techies talked about ...
Can keeping my CPU speed at “high performance/turbo” all the time decrease its lifespan? And if so, what would be its expected route of failure if it does happen?