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Level 3 (L3) cache memory further from from the proccessor core closer than cache 2
liquid cooling system a method to cool overclocked proccessors uses small pump inside the computer
memory cache a small amount of faster ram that stores recently retrieved data
MMX (Multimedia Extensions) multimedia instructions built into intel rpoccessors
multi-core processing a proccesor technology where mulit core proccesor house contains 2
multiplier the factor by which the bus speed or frequency
multiprocessor a system that contains 1 or more proccessors
octo a procesor package that conttains 8 coresand supports 16 instructions at once
overclocking running a processor at higher frequency than is recommened by the manufacturer
PowerNow! an AMD tech that increases performance but lowers power requirments
processor frequency the frequency at which the CPU operates usually in GHz
quad core Processor package with 4 cores
S1 state saving mode when the harddrive and monitor are turned off
S2 state power saving mode where the hardrive monitor and processor are turned off
S3 state (sleep Mode) when everything turns off but you can turn it on by touching the keyboard
static RAM (SRAM) RAM chips that retain info with out need for refreshing
stop errors an error that is severe enough to stop all processes
thermal compound A cream like substance placed between the bottmom cooler heat-sink and top of the processor
triple core a proccesor package that contains 3 core processors
Created by: mikemoore11