I see. That's good. Thank you.
post #41 of 52
3/7/06 at 11:45am
Originally Posted by JaxChris
Right now Intel is becoming overstocked on all CPU's. What I would guess has happened is that Dell used up too many 15.4" screens with their I6000 off-loading sales.
If Dell was running short on Core Duo chips, then the E1705 estimated ship dates would show a longer delay, but they don't.
Originally Posted by cfpoon
If XP Home cannot utilize the second core, what is the point that the manufacturer(not only Dell) include this OS with a Core Duo computer?????
Originally Posted by Tabs
Totally incorrect - I'm running an Athlon 64 X2 right now in XP Home and it definitely sees and uses both CPUs. (Task Manager shows both with different usage graphs and I have a processor affinity setting on the processes tab) It's two separate chips in physically separate sockets that you need XP Pro for.