Chapter 7. CPUs

This chapter covers the following subjects:

Image Processor Characteristics—This section examines features such as processor speeds and overclocking, cores, cache size and types, hyperthreading, virtualization support, 32-bit versus 64-bit architecture, integrated GPUs, and Execute Disable Bit.

Image Socket Types—This section examines the processor sockets and characteristics of AMD and Intel CPUs.

Image Cooling—Learn about the differences in cooling ...

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