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Thought with dual core phone processor works for one thing and the other works f

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February 19, 2012 8:22:27 AM

i thought one core works for say for instance nero and the other core can run a game is this not true because when im running one program i check task managerand both cores are doing same thing :pfff: 
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February 19, 2012 8:37:33 AM

The load is balanced to keep temperatures even in the chip. Makes the CPU last longer.
February 19, 2012 9:08:10 AM

Many programs are able to run as multiple threads. These threads can each be run by a different core. The scheduler will balance the threads across the available cores to maximize efficiency.
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