Dual Cpu-Core!!? I'm slow

CommanderX

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Hi, I'm new to the boards. ^^;
I have heard about this new idea, but I do not know if its true or not. Clarification would be nice ^^. Anyway, i am saving up money to build a kick ass rig next year. Maybe these things will be out in less then 12 months. Sigh, I hate/love the quickness of updating technology. My current PC was built last year (summer) which seems ancient now-adays.

Athlon XP 1900+
Geforce 4200 TI
Sound Blaster Audigy(1) Gamer
Mobo: GA-7VTXE...???? <---- o_O Gigabyte sucks or at least this board.

My Plan: Spend $3000 dollars next summer to build a computer to last 3 years~ instead of waiting for prices of older technology only be outdated in 1 year >_<.

Sorry for the faces..... i played too much FFXI this year.
 

peteroy

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Dual core processors makes one processor work like 2 processors, sorta like hyper threading only REAL two processor cores, it's like 2 processors in one package.



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pjordan

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P.S. <A HREF="http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets/showdoc.aspx?i=2178&p=2" target="_new">http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets/showdoc.aspx?i=2178&p=2</A>
This is a handy page about upcoming AMD and some current ones. Next page Intel.
 

CommanderX

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That was some good reading of the past, present, and future of cpus. :) At the end of the article there is a mention of rumors of quad core cpus...... my head hurts.
 

pjordan

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Intel even has the Tuckwilla on the road map which is supposed to have 16 cores! Anandtech estimated it would have several billion transistors! This is not a chip many people would buy though. :)