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#1 micoa

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Posted 20 November 2007 - 06:51 AM

how come it says i got two cpus.... i got a Intel Pentium 4, 3200 MHz (16 x 200)
what does it mean CPU#0 and CPU#1

CPU Properties
CPU Type Intel Pentium 4, 3200 MHz (16 x 200)
CPU Alias Prescott
CPU Stepping E0
Instruction Set x86, MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3
Original Clock 3200 MHz
Min / Max CPU Multiplier 14x / 16x
Engineering Sample No
L1 Trace Cache 12K Instructions
L1 Data Cache 16 KB
L2 Cache 1 MB (On-Die, ECC, ATC, Full-Speed)

Multi CPU
Motherboard ID OEM00000 PROD00000000
CPU #0 IntelŪ PentiumŪ 4 CPU 3.20GHz, 3207 MHz
CPU #1 IntelŪ PentiumŪ 4 CPU 3.20GHz, 3207 MHz

CPU Manufacturer
Company Name Intel Corporation
Product Information http://www.intel.com/products/processor

CPU Utilization
CPU #1 / HTT Unit #1 1 %
CPU #1 / HTT Unit #2 1 %

Also how long do you think it would last for future gaming

Edited by micoa, 20 November 2007 - 06:52 AM.


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Posted 20 November 2007 - 08:46 AM

The 2 CPU's are there because Hyperthreading is enabled - this is a program that allows the computer to function as if there were 2 separate CPU's (even though you've only got 1 CPU).

If you're looking at newer games, then it's not going to hold up for long - the newer games will outstrip the capabilities of the system very quickly.
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Posted 20 November 2007 - 01:04 PM

only a few games out even nick the capbilities of a dual core processor, and unless you're running high end monitors, and video cards in SLI. I'd say for most games that have come out, you're fine, an for ones out now like bioshock and the like, they need powerful video cards too, and memory. I would say depending on what games you want to play on it, will determine a definite answer.




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