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The speed of CPU is measured in GHz (Gigahertz). Laptop computer has keyboard and screen built into the machine and it uses a touchpad rather than a mouse to control what you see on screen.

Laptop computer are more expensive than desktop PC and comes in various style and size. A monitor - this looks like a TV and lets you see the software/programme and everything you do on you computer. Most base units will come with CD or DVD-ROM so you can install software programmes, listen to music and watch movies.

A computer is a machine that is used to store and process data in electronic form. Let's face it. There may be trying times in your very hectic schedule when you are plagued by extreme pressure, stress, anxiety , upcoming deadlines or fatigue and there would be others who are not. Will put this info, into a file named Now just open that file, and read in each line of text with fgets(), until you reach "Number of logical Processors: "

I'm going to skip over that for the time being, and show one simple way to get the info you want, on a Windows OS. Just a caution: this may not be the easiest way to do this, and may not work with other versions of Windows before Windows 7. That's not hard to do. Each OS will tell your program if it's the operating system. However, it's rare for a consumer PC to need more than one CPU.

You can also use a free third-party program to get all kinds of detailed information about your processor. On the right-hand side, you'll see a bunch of items listed that tell you about your PC. You should see one or more lines pertaining to the processor listed. Now you will be able to see how many logical processors you have.

So I have a total of 4 logical processors. By default, it shows a single graph, but you can change that by right-clicking on the graph and choosing Change graph to and then selecting Logical processors. The easiest way to see how many cores you have is to open up Task Manager.

If it can process four sets of instructions simultaneously, then it is a quad-core processor. If a processor can only process one set of instructions at a single, that means it has only a single core. In this article, I'm going to show you the different methods you can use to determine the core count on your PC.

With Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake and Cannon Lake on the horizon, a quad-core consumer PC is going to be very affordable. You can also talk about various gaming peripherals, and find out about the newest in PC hardware. This website is focused on maximizing the performance of graphics cards, CPUs, and other components via overclocking.

, also known as OCN, is a popular computer hardware forum with over 250,000 members. The following are some of the biggest online communities where you can get free computer advice and support, whether software- or hardware-related: Using PET scan technology (Positron Emission Tomography), researchers at the University of California, Irvine, have found that people learning to master a video game show a reduction in the overall metabolism of the brain - less brain activity along with greater skill.

Most tablets these days from the major manufacturers include a dual core or better processor. Most tablet computers nowadays have the near full-featured capabilities of a desktop PC. There really is something for everyone with tablets. Video card(sound card if video card does not include sound)- Partly optional, some mobos have built in graphics, so you can get away with not buying a video card, but that decision would have been made earlier when you chose what kind of PC you wanted.

Memory- 8GB of memory(RAM) is all you need to handle most needs, even gaming. Hard drive- HDD(Hard DisK Drive) vs SSD(Solid State Drive) vs SSHD(Solid State Hybrid Drive). CPU cooler- Some say this is an optional upgrade because the CPU sometimes be bought with a heatsink and fan, but an aftermarket one is recommended and will be quieter and/or more efficient.

Great places for your research online are Tom's Hardware , PCWorld and actually reading reviews at some of the online stores you will do your parts purchasing listed below. It would be nice if we all had a Micro Center we could drive to and pick parts out in person, but most people do not and will do our research and buying online. It is time to shop for parts, which can be the time most time-consuming part of any PC build.

There are a few types of PC's, including a Media Center PC, a Gaming PC or a Video editing PC. I can't tell you what you need, this is your decision and will affect which type of parts you need.

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