Articles tagged: processor speed
CPU speed doesn’t matter quite as much as it once did. I’ll discuss why, and what you should also be looking at.
Occasionally, one program uses all of your computer’s processing resources. Using Task Manager, it’s easy to figure out which program that is.
Intel’s Core i3, i5, and i7 processors present a headache-inducing combination of characteristics. I’ll look at what matters and then dig a little deeper.
Multi-core processors add an additional layer of complexity to software design. Occasionally that can manifest as only 25% of the CPU being used.
You may have a multi-core processor, but not all software can utilize more than one core.
When it comes to things like memory and RAM, more is always better. But you may not need additional RAM just yet.
Replacing your computer’s CPU will depend on your motherboard. But there is actually another option to get more speed.