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Grayw97

 
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Mac Specs: MacbookPro: 2.3Ghz i5 Processer, 8GB RAM, OCZ Agility 3 240GB SSD

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Originally Posted by pigoo3 View Post
Nope...not true. 6-cores = 6 cpu's...and 8 cores = 8 cpu's.

I believe all current Mac Pro cpu's support "hyper-threading" (2 threads/cpu)...which means 6 cores = 12 virtual cores/threads...and 8 cores = 16 virtual cores/threads.

- Nick
Ahh, so that's why my 2 core Macbook Pro show 4 cores in the CPU monitor. Two are cores and the other two are virtual cores/threads?
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