Frequently Asked Questions for Mobile Processors

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Can I run my 16-bit application with a 4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor?

What does Halogen Free mean?

What is multi-core architecture?

Is Core Duo 32-bit or 64-bit technology?

What does “Maximum System TDP” mean?

What's the difference between Max TDP and Stepping TDP?

What does “Intel® SIPP” mean?

What is the required voltage a processor consumes?

What is the difference between multi-core architecture and Hyper-Threading (HT Technology) Technology?

Will my application work on a multi-core system if my code is not threaded?

What applications are good candidates to be moved from serial to multithreaded to experience performance gains on multi-core systems?

Besides using threaded applications, when else might end users experience a performance gain on multi-core systems?

What is Micro-Ops Fusion?

What is Advanced Instruction Prediction?

What is the dedicated stack manager?

What is the power-optimized processor system bus?

What is intelligent power distribution?

What is the large, power-aware Secondary Cache?

What is deeper sleep alert state?

What is mobile packaging technology?

What is streaming SIMD extensions 2 (SSE2)?

What is an sSpec Number?

How do I obtain software and drivers?

What troubleshooting steps should I take if my system won't boot or shuts down?

It seems that Intel is changing the way it measures performance (not leading with MHz), what can you tell me about this?

How do Intel® Centrino® Processor Technology-based systems deliver high performance, even at relatively lower frequencies?

Where can I learn more about dual-core and quad-core technology?

Why are the CPU graphs in Microsoft Windows* Task Manager not identical?

How can I disable a core on my multi-core processor?

How can I tell if all the cores are working on my multi-core processor?

Can I set a program to work with a specific core on my multi-core processor?

Where can I find information such as processor speed, processor number, cache size, chipset compatibility, pricing, and product order codes?

This applies to:

Intel® Atom™ Processor
Intel® Core™ Duo Processor
Intel® Core™ i3 Mobile Processor
Intel® Core™ i5 Mobile Processor
Intel® Core™ i7 Mobile Processor
Intel® Core™ i7 Mobile Processor Extreme Edition
Intel® Core™ M Processors
Intel® Core™ Solo Processor
Intel® Core™2 Duo Mobile Processor
Intel® Core™2 Extreme Mobile Processor
Intel® Core™2 Quad Mobile Processor
Intel® Core™2 Solo Processor
Intel® Pentium® M Processor
Intel® Pentium® Processor for Mobile
Mobile Intel® Celeron® Processors
Mobile Intel® Pentium® 4 Processors - M

Solution ID: CS-031449
Last Modified: 19-Oct-2015
Date Created: 28-Feb-2010
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