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    Difference between single core and dual core?

    Say I had the decision of buying a single core 2ghz processor or a dual core 2ghz processor, would the dual core mean that the computer will run at 4ghz since its "dual" core?

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    No, it would not mean 4GHz... It simply means it has two cores (you can think of them as processors if it makes it easier) each one running at 2GHz.
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    I like to think it's Two-One gig processors
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    If an application can NOT utilize dual core, then the second core does nothing for performance.

    Its best to simply check benchmarks, then to try to understand it all.

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    k, thanks for the info

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