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Level 3 (L3) cache specialized memory that works hand-in-hand with L1 and L2 cache to improve computer performance.
liquid cooling system A liquid cooling system is a technique used to keep a computer processor's temperature low using water
memory cache RAM memory cache that is set aside as a specialized buffer storage that is continually updated
MMX (Multimedia Extensions) a meaningless initialism trademarked mmx by Intel
multi-core processing a single computing component with two or more independent actual central processing units (called "cores")
multiplier the speed ratio between the CPU and the FSB multiplier
multiprocessor the use of two or more multiprocessor central processing units (CPUs) within a single computer system
octo octo
overclocking the process of making a computer or component operate faster than the clock frequency specified by the manufacturer
PowerNow! speed throttling and power saving technology of AMD's processors used in laptops.
processor frequency specifies the operating (internal) frequency of CPU's core.
quad core a chip with four independent units called quad cores that read and execute CPU (central processing unit) instructions
S1 state All S1 processor caches are flushed, and the CPU(s) stops executing instructions.
S2 state CPU s2 powered off. Dirty cache is flushed to RAM.
S3 state Commonly s3 referred to as Standby, Sleep, or Suspend to RAM. RAM remains powered
static RAM (SRAM) a type of SRAM that holds its data without external refresh, for as long as power is supplied to the circuit.
stop errors A stop error occurs when Windows XP Professional stops responding
thermal compound is thermal a viscous fluid substance, originally with properties akin to grease, which increases the thermal conductivity of a thermal interface by filling microscopic air-gaps present due to the imperfectly flat and smooth surfaces of the components
triple core A single chip with three triple core distinct processors that work simultaneously.
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