How To See CPU Utilization Of All Cores (Logical Processors) In Windows 8

All latest processors come with physical and logical core to support multi-threading and boost up parallel computing operations. I have recently written about the difference between a physical socket, physical core and a logical processor. Windows 8 is the newest Operating System from Microsoft. Microsoft has introduced a lot of visual changes in Windows 8. …

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What Is Physical Socket, Physical Core And Logical Processor?

(Image credit: Wikipedia) Back in the old days, Intel and AMD used to have processors with a single core. This essentially meant that the processor would behave like a single processor allowing only sequential operations on the CPU.This was limiting the operations of heavy processor intensive applications. This is where the concept of hyper-threading came …

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How To Check If Your Processor Supports PAE, NX And SSE2 For Windows 8 Installation

Windows 8 has just been released officially on 26th of October, 2012. When we go to Microsoft Windows 8 page, we get a straight forward Windows 8 system requirements from Microsoft. You will see the following system requirements: Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with support for PAE, NX, and SSE2 RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) …

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