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kiranchhabra
Beginner
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Is multicore really parallel

Hi,
I have read the wikipedia pages on multi core/dual core/core 2 duo concept.
But its still a littleunclear. Can someone please point me to a white paper or link on multi core concept. It is really two capable processors on one chip or is it capability subject to application design.
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Kiran

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TimP
Black Belt
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How about this reference then recheck wikipedia? Dual core processors have 2 separate processors which share cache and memory buss. Generally, applications can be developed toadapt automatically toanycombination ofmultiple CPUsand multi-core on one motherboard.
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