Tag: cpu

380 Why are we still using CPUs instead of GPUs? 2011-07-10T13:31:41.137

369 If 32-bit machines can only handle numbers up to 2^32, why can I write 1000000000000 (trillion) without my machine crashing? 2014-01-07T20:18:51.673

213 How can I check the temperature of my CPU in Windows? 2012-02-29T19:09:09.193

179 Is the performance of a CPU affected as it ages? 2012-08-01T20:21:16.530

165 What is the difference between an Intel i7 and a Xeon quad core processor? 2010-03-22T21:02:47.097

135 How can I monitor the CPU temperature under linux? 2009-08-19T00:08:14.297

126 How to tell how many CPUs (cores) you have on Windows 7 2010-12-28T17:02:28.720

120 How can a processor be made faster with a "software" update? 2017-03-07T21:45:17.933

110 Why doesn't "add more cores" face the same physical limitations as "make the CPU faster"? 2014-08-15T14:22:01.063

101 What's the difference between mobile and desktop processors? 2014-09-08T13:54:40.997

93 Is there a way to identify the busy (CPU-consuming) tab in Firefox? 2014-06-27T03:29:42.997

85 Chrome uses 80% CPU when I visit a specific website 2018-03-10T18:30:07.560

79 Why do we have CPUs with all the cores at the same speeds and not combinations of different speeds? 2017-06-24T13:25:56.087

74 Are there solutions that can limit the CPU usage of a process? 2010-11-24T12:35:06.813

73 How does a CPU 'know' what commands and instructions actually mean? 2011-07-06T14:44:18.040

68 CPU Cores: The more the better? 2009-07-15T15:38:47.923

66 How is graphics RAM different from system RAM? 2018-11-16T00:50:48.487

64 How can my computer use 300% PC processing power? 2016-03-20T11:48:50.993

63 Why have CPU manufacturers stopped increasing the clock speeds of their processors? 2013-07-08T08:00:31.780

60 Is it OK to use toothpaste instead of thermal paste when fitting a CPU? 2010-01-29T11:29:40.093

60 How does the CPU and GPU interact in displaying computer graphics? 2012-08-13T12:02:12.380

58 How do I install this weird looking i9 9900KF I bought? 2019-12-07T15:51:15.857

55 How is the message "Unsupported CPU installed" displayed? 2018-01-15T04:28:21.073

54 Why are they putting "processors" on hard drives? 2014-08-20T04:14:44.583

52 Why is my dual-core CPU recognized as a quad-core one? 2011-08-30T16:20:46.660

52 Is it dangerous to run a CPU in an extremely cold environment? 2012-11-17T09:56:01.483

51 Are CPU clock ticks strictly periodic? 2015-02-08T20:05:55.590

51 What exactly is microcode and how does it differ from firmware? 2018-01-07T21:54:44.497

49 How to reduce Google Chrome's CPU usage? 2014-01-06T09:52:27.123

49 Meaning of Intel processor suffixes 2015-07-13T23:23:04.467

45 x86 vs x64 - Why is 32-bit called x86? 2010-08-24T08:07:22.060

44 TiWorker.exe - Very High CPU Usage 2013-11-26T21:29:39.840

42 What is hyper-threading and how does it work? 2010-03-22T00:49:21.243

42 What is the difference between hyper-threading and multiple cores? 2010-04-20T19:22:10.513

39 What happens if I use RAM of a faster speed than the CPU supports? 2014-05-14T18:05:08.203

39 Is the CPU active in Sleep mode? 2015-12-24T09:52:08.640

38 Must a CPU have a GPU if the motherboard provides a display port (when there isn't any separate video card)? 2019-06-11T08:51:20.790

37 Why can't you have both high instructions per cycle and high clock speed? 2012-07-12T03:20:12.637

37 Why are newer generations of processors faster at the same clock speed? 2013-01-29T23:56:01.007

37 What is a PCI-Express Lane? 2014-11-21T19:13:40.983

36 Why has the size of L1 cache not increased very much over the last 20 years? 2009-11-18T16:45:41.147

36 Where does power consumption go in a computer? 2010-06-02T13:43:12.723

36 Has CPU speed already broken Moore's law? 2010-12-28T18:56:38.133

35 Why is Google Drive so heavy on my CPU? 2014-08-28T13:09:20.713

35 Can Windows make use of 16+ core processors? 2018-10-10T10:02:43.800

34 Removing the CPU while the power is on 2010-04-04T18:21:46.713

33 Where exactly L1, L2 and L3 Caches located in computer? 2010-10-05T14:46:29.640

32 How much memory can a 64bit machine address at a time? 2010-07-25T06:20:50.553

32 Any way to tell apart a CPU defect from a mainboard defect? 2011-01-04T11:55:58.723

32 What is meant by the terms CPU, Core, Die and Package? 2011-08-17T11:27:28.773

30 How many cores I am using on a Linux Server? 2009-10-01T17:46:48.027

30 Why are modern CPUs "underclocked"? 2011-01-19T16:39:06.493

30 Why won't my CPU operate at its max potential even when my application (which utilize CPU's resources) is lagging? 2017-11-02T11:45:00.510

29 Fake Intel CPUs? 2013-08-23T02:49:34.913

29 Are CPUs more stable with one or more cores disabled? 2014-06-18T16:53:58.073

28 Are these CPU pins bent on this motherboard? 2017-03-18T09:24:02.530

28 What is “YaraScanService” that shows up in macOS Mojave Beta (10.14) and macOS High Sierra (10.13.6)? 2018-07-09T21:19:22.250

27 Is there a command in Linux to know the processor number in which a process is loaded? 2010-09-21T13:26:07.890

27 What are threads, and what do they do in the processor? 2011-08-30T15:24:34.470

27 Very high-pitched noise when computer does something intense? 2014-05-30T15:28:01.067

27 What is the difference between rendering video on a high-end processor and a low-end processor? 2018-07-04T08:26:08.380

26 Can a 32 bit OS run in a 64 bit processor? 2009-07-20T09:39:10.937

26 When you start multiple threads on a multi core processor, are they guaranteed to be processed by different cores? 2013-06-07T18:31:46.303

25 Can I remove and put back the heatsink of my processor without reapplying thermal paste 2009-12-17T22:37:23.270

25 Can 'AMD-only' RAM really be restricted to AMD chipsets, and if so, why? 2016-03-03T15:51:17.363

24 Why is a single thread spread across CPU's? 2009-08-20T07:04:10.847

23 What are "Instructions per Cycle"? 2009-07-25T19:49:35.527

23 Processor noise. What generates it? 2009-08-08T13:53:28.360

23 Ubuntu: AMD64 vs i386? 2010-04-07T17:27:28.657

23 Why aren't all CPUs 'overclocked' as a factory default? 2011-04-25T22:06:49.473

23 If a CPU has a 16 bit address bus and 8 bit words, how much memory can it address? 2017-06-06T08:32:32.927

23 Is it safe to use a laptop if the CPU fan is failing? 2018-12-18T07:25:19.290

22 CPU Temperature sensor wrong? 2009-10-15T04:43:55.497

22 What regulates Intel SpeedStep CPU throttling? Can I get some control of this on Windows7? 2010-09-01T15:59:33.677

22 What is "C1E support" on my AMD CPU? 2010-09-04T05:55:55.840

22 What is the safe temperature range for a Core-i5 processor? 2010-12-04T04:42:48.497

22 Interpreting output of cat/proc/cpuinfo 2012-02-09T20:49:55.417

22 what does 2 core 4 threads mean in cpu? 2014-01-12T00:04:41.350

22 Does a CPU keep its processing speed after years of use? Is electron migration an issue that affects CPUs? 2017-11-17T04:49:16.457

22 Processor speed limited at 0.4 GHz 2019-04-02T08:02:32.257

21 What does the processor do when I copy things from one USB disk to another? 2011-02-04T12:04:19.993

21 Where are Intel Itanium chips used? 2011-02-24T21:53:58.043

21 How to share CPU or RAM? 2011-03-12T00:45:33.487

21 Why aren't CPUs bigger? 2011-11-30T15:41:59.017

21 Does AMD have a webpage similar to ark.Intel.com? 2012-01-02T16:34:53.153

20 Why does my Intel i7-920 display 8 cores instead of 4 cores? 2010-01-14T22:05:46.420

20 Difference between port mapped and memory mapped access? 2014-01-18T22:08:40.937

20 Does a CPU heatsink need to cover the entire CPU package? (Xeon E5-1650, Arctic Freezer i11) 2015-06-04T08:46:13.080

19 Is there an equivalent of Memtest86 for CPUs? 2010-02-17T07:28:31.317

19 Upgrade motherboard and CPU without reinstall 2010-09-02T18:19:52.347

19 How does windows "limit" the CPU (Power Options / Battery saving) 2013-03-13T15:55:24.920

19 Which CPUs support 1GB pages? 2014-02-03T19:11:09.123

19 Are 64-bit processors "faster" than 32-bit ones, simply because they are 64-bits? 2014-03-05T21:04:27.667

19 Determine which CPU a process is running on 2015-01-20T14:12:29.817

19 How are Core iX names like Core i5, i7 related to Haswell, Ivy Bridge? 2019-05-09T14:27:44.877

18 Should I choose 32 or 64 bit for Linux? 2009-07-15T11:23:51.957

18 What's the difference between multicore proc and multiproc system? 2009-07-26T08:48:45.183

18 What's the proper way to remove thermal paste from a CPU? 2010-04-17T14:30:18.730

18 When is CPU cache flushed back to main memory? 2015-01-26T09:30:20.420