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so i was looking at the dual core Smithfield and i am not sure if i understand what it means....

The one im looking at is 2.66 mhz.... Now does that mean that there is 2x cpus @ 2.66 or is it split up in half... 1.33 per core?
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no its 2x2.66 i believe that HTT is 2x1/2 of the CPU
    
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no its 2x2.66 i believe that HTT is 2x1/2 of the CPU
yes this is why I am asking this was cuz the HT was half the cpu speed
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yea Dc is 2x CPU on one chip so is Athlon X2
    
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post #5 of 17
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so in other words i in reality get 5.32 worht of computering power ... for less of a price?
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No, dual core doesn't mean that you sum up the frequency speeds of the two cores. There are just two cores, each running at 2.66GHz.
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post #7 of 17
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i can run 2 apps, one on each core @ 2.66 each ?
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basically or one app that supports DC operation
    
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alright This should make a good folder hey?
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post #10 of 17
a good folder or a good bench testing PC yes
    
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