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ALSO CALLED: Multicore Processors, Dual Core Processors, Dual-core Processors
DEFINITION: A multi-core processor is an integrated circuit (IC) to which two or more processors have been attached for enhanced performance, reduced power consumption, and more efficient simultaneous processing of multiple tasks (see parallel processing). A dual core set-up is somewhat comparable to having multiple, separate processors installed in the same computer, but because the two processors are actually  … 
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Quad-core Processors Bring Higher Performance and Lower Cost to Mainstream Computing
sponsored by HP, Intel, & VMware
WHITE PAPER: The focus of this IDC white paper is to compare quad-core processors and single-core processors. It then explores the market adoption, customer value proposition and adoption plans for Intel's quad-core technology processor through ...
Posted: 15 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

HP, Intel, & VMware

An Enterprise Database Performance Comparison of the Dell PowerEdge 2950 and the Sun Fire V490 UltraSPARC Server
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: See how enterprise database performance compares on the Dell PowerEdge 2950 Server verses the Sun Fire V490 UltraSPARC Server.
Posted: 24 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Dell, Inc.

An Enterprise Database Performance Comparison of the Dell PowerEdge 6850 and the Sun Fire V490 UltraSPARC Server
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: See how enterprise database performance compares on the Dell PowerEdge 6850 and the Sun Fire V490 UltraSPARC Servers.
Posted: 24 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Dell, Inc.

Performance Scaling with Quad-core Dell PowerEdge 2950 Servers and VMware Virtual Infrastructure 3
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization requires the consideration of two factors: how many virtual machines a single server can run and what level of performance these VMs can provide. This study compares and contrasts the performance of two generations of PowerEdge servers.
Posted: 24 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Dell, Inc.

Atos Workplace Solutions and PCs with Intel vPro Technology
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Based on its evaluation of the virtualization capabilities in PCs with Intel® vPro™ technology, Atos Origin is planning to add this new technology to the next version of the Atos Workplace solution.
Posted: 02 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Intel Corporation

EDS Workplace Management Services and PCs with Intel vPro Technology
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The evaluation showed that EDS could use a dedicated software application, or "virtual appliance," to update software applications, remediate PCs, and restore data for a user OS that had become inoperative.
Posted: 02 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Intel Corporation

Built-in Manageability and Proactive Security for Business Desktop PCs
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how built in desktop management can help address today?s key IT challenges such as avoiding malicious attacks, accurate inventory of assets, and the demand for IT services.
Posted: 05 Sep 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Intel Corporation
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MULTI-CORE PROCESSORS DEFINITION (continued): …  plugged into the same socket, the connection between them is faster. Ideally, a dual core processor is nearly twice as powerful as a single core processor. In practice, performance gains are said to be about fifty percent: a dual core processor is likely to be about one-and-a-half times as powerful as a single core processor.Multi-core processing is a growing industry trend as single core processors rapidly reach the physical limits of possible complexity and speed. Companies that have produced or are working on multi-core products include AMD, ARM, Broadcom, Intel, and VIA. Both AMD and Intel … 
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