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Old October 23, 2012, 11:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Mena View Post
Very impressive overclock but I am confused...

It this an actual eight core cpu or is it really four real cores and four virtual core?
The Bulldozer architecture uses a very different approach. It uses four "modules", each of which contains two x86 processing engines but those don't necessarily equate cores as their resource distribution is quite different. Basically, to answer your question, it is neither but it is both.
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