Intel Core 2 Duo help

  Madrat 22:01 PM 26 Oct 11

Hi, I'm a bit out of date and need some help. I have just acquired my first multi core PC but I don't understand it, I'm used to an Athlon XP 3000.

I have got a Intel core 2 DUO E6300, CPUZ reports it as 1.86Ghz. Dose this mean it has 2 processors both running at 1.86Ghz? so in effect having a total speed of 3.72Ghz ? If so what is the x6 multiplier also reported?


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:08 PM 26 Oct 11
  Madrat 22:13 PM 26 Oct 11

Cant get the link to work.

  birdface 22:47 PM 26 Oct 11

Link works ok for me.

  Madrat 16:15 PM 27 Oct 11

Thanks working today. So basically It's what I said but still don't understand the x6 multiplier ??

  Number six 23:11 PM 27 Oct 11

The multiplier simply brings the clock speed of your motherboard (300Mhz in your case) up to the CPU frequency/speed.

CPU multiplier

  Madrat 15:38 PM 28 Oct 11



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