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CPU- Is the “Central Processing Unit” of the computer.
Intel- Is the world’s largest company that builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices.
AMD- “Advanced Micro Devices” is the second largest and innovative technology company dedicated to building computing devices.
Socket- A socket is defined as “the endpoint in a connection.”
Clock Rate- typically refers to the frequency at which a CPU is running. It is measured in the SI unit Hertz.
Hyper-threading- Technology is a form of simultaneous multithreading technology introduced by Intel. Implementation used to improve parallelization of computations performed on PC microprocessors.
Dual-core- A dual-core processor is a CPU with two processors or execution cores in the same integrated circuit.
Multi-core- Is a single computing component with two or more independent actual central processing units which are units that read and execute program instructions.
MMX- Is a single instruction, multiple data “SIMD” instruction set design by Intel, introduced in 1997 with their P5-based Pentium line of microprocessors, designated as Pentium with MMX.
Overclocking- Is the process of making a computer or component operate faster than the clock frequency specified by the manufacturer by modifying system parameters.
Cache- is computer storage.
VRM- “Voltage regulator module” is an installable module that senses a computer’s microprocessor voltage requirements and ensures that the correct voltage is maintained.
Heat sink- Is a passive heat exchanger that cools a device by dissipating heat into the surrounding medium. In computers, heat sinks are used to cool the CPU or Graphics…...

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