Intel ProcessorsBeginning off with some particulars, we know Intel is launching Broadwell in mid of June and will launch in five SKUs that incorporate a mix of desktop socketed and BGA chips. The desktop socketed platform will include the Core i7-5775C and Core i5-5675C processors with Iris Pro graphics which we have talked about in short detail over the final month. The Broadwell M, Y, Y lineups have currently launched previously and are soon going to be replaced by Intel’s 6th generation processors but first we will talk about the desktop platform which gets updated in the subsequent handful of months right after Broadwell.

As often, there are some exceptions to the rules. In distinct, Intel sells some low-energy processors, where the model name ends in a T, TE or S. For example, the Core i5-4570T has two cores and Hyper-Threading. Thankfully, these models are not normally available and we suggest avoiding any of these strange models unless you have a particular explanation for wanting one.

The AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core processor contains two processing cores , residing on one particular chip, which increases efficiency and speed although operating multiple programs and multi-threaded application. It enables a seamless transition from 32-bit to 64-bit applications. Both 32- and 64-bit applications can run virtually simultaneously and transparently on the same platform.

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