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I hope you are never accepted into a naming convention
Huh?


Do you have any computer theory background? The terms "Multi", "Divided", and "Distributed" have connotations about them that absolutely should not be used for a CPU.

In your uses of the words with the term "Unit":
Multi would be discrete seperate components.
Divided means discrete components that are seperated.
Distributed means components that are not all located in one physical place.

The term CPU still stands. You can have a multicore CPU or manycore CPU but in the end, it is still a CPU.
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Multi would be discrete seperate components.
SkullTrail? My Quad Xeon servers? Power Blade servers I think?
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From what I have read in this thread; CPU seems to be what the majority of you agree it should be called.
I agree that CPU is correct, however, I use the term DPU everytime I overclock and things don't go well.
DPU = Damn Processing Unit.
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From what I have read in this thread; CPU seems to be what the majority of you agree it should be called.
I agree that CPU is correct, however, I use the term DPU everytime I overclock and things don't go well.
DPU = Damn Processing Unit.
I think we call ALL agree on that!
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From what I have read in this thread; CPU seems to be what the majority of you agree it should be called.
I agree that CPU is correct, however, I use the term DPU everytime I overclock and things don't go well.
DPU = Damn Processing Unit.
hahah. nice
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