[Techtalk] dual core motherboard

Rudy Zijlstra rudy at grumpydevil.homelinux.org
Tue Jul 22 02:17:02 UTC 2008

Maria McKinley wrote:
> Does one have to use both processor sockets on a dual core motherboard?

dual-core means, as far as i know, two cores in one package, so only one 
processor socket?

On boards for dual processor, thus two packages each having only one 
core potentially with HyperThreading), you can leave one socket unused.



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