What does fat core mean? Tags: CPUs Core Google Last response: July 10, 2012 4:59 AM in CPUs Share baverdi July 9, 2012 3:30:58 AM I kept seeing this term and google was no help- unless I wanted to loose wait and add core muscles. More about : fat core boju a b à CPUs July 9, 2012 3:45:08 AM Rockdpm a b à CPUs July 9, 2012 3:47:59 AM Wut? you mean like a Single core server? Related resources What does Conroe mean for AMD? - Forum What does the PS4's 8 core CPU mean for PC gaming? - Forum Apple....intel inside? What does this mean for MS - Forum What does turbo boost in core i5 processor mean ? - Forum What does active core mean ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer abekl a b à CPUs July 9, 2012 3:48:52 AM I've heard thia term also. I think it has to do with architectural differences between AMD and Intel. Intell has fat cores, AMD has thin or light cores. I think it has to do with how much work each core can do. baverdi July 10, 2012 4:59:39 AM http://forums.anandtech.com/showthread.php?t=2256433 This is where I heard it being use a lot. I guess i will become a member there and ask them. Thanks for the help anyways. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum[New Build] Trying to trim the fat from my new build ForumCPU usage graph in Task Manager (XP) - What does % mean ? ForumDual core x Dual procesor - What does it mean ? ForumWhat does i mean in corei3.i5 and i7 processors ForumWhat does it mean by ATX 12V v2.3 ForumWhat does c2d mean on a dell 330? ForumNTFS vs FAT 32....HELP! Forumwhat does 512MG 1Rx8 PC2-4200U-444-12 mean ForumFat Burger's challenge ForumLooking for sound card suggestion ForumNew Build indecisive about what CPU ForumCore i5 system working dead slow ForumCore i5 system works dead slow with dh61ww motherboard ForumHelp me figure out what CPU to choose... Forum[Solved] What specs do i need to play skyrim on ultra More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !