0.4 Identify the major Intel processors and the importance of clock speed, processor cache speed and size, and symmetric multiprocessing (SMP):
Symmetric multiprocessing (SMP)
The CompTIA Server+ exam deals only with network servers that are based on processors built by Intel Corporation. This section discusses the various Intel processors that you might encounter in a network server and their characteristics.
The list of microprocessor made by the Intel Corporation is very long. Only the Intel processors that are likely to be found in a network server are described in this chapter. You can find full descriptions of all Intel processors at Intel’s web site at www.intel.com.