Intel® Processor Identification Utility
Meaning of Bus Speed, System Bus, Reported by Processor Identification Utility

Bus speed
The speed at which the main bus, or base clock, works. This term is used for Nehalem-based Intel® Processors that are not equipped with an Intel® QuickPath Interconnect.

System bus
The speed at which the front side bus, or the ring bus interconnect, is working. The front side bus is an older technology used before ring bus interconnect and Nehalem-based Intel® Processors.

Operating System:

OS Independent

This applies to:

Intel® Processor Identification Utility

Solution ID: CS-033090
Last Modified: 07-May-2015
Date Created: 11-Jan-2012
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