Quadcore speed question

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  1. Bryan

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    Is an AMD A6-3400M Quad Core (1.4GHz) better (faster?) than a Dual Core 2.4 Ghz processor? Four is more than two, but 2.4 is more than 1.4.

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    Yes, because 4x1.4 is more than 2.4x2, in essence.

    In the grand scheme of things, you probably won't see much difference in performance, but as things go on we may see more software developers being able to better take advantage of the multiple processors.
     
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    Whatever that was isn't the feature anymore. What was it?
     
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    Does anything even take advantage of four processors outside of stuff like rendering software?
     
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    Yes but it is good to know your software's capabilities. Most programs are going to be just fine with a dual core.
     
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    I also still don't understand what I bought, but apparently I can bring death the heretics and glory to the Emperor while ALSO working on spreadsheets. GET SOME
     

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