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dual processor

A computer that contains two CPUs. Dual processor (DP) systems have two independent CPU chips and differ from a dual core system (DC system), which has two processors built into the same CPU chip. See dual core, multiprocessing and SMP.
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The new 800 MHz dual processor Power Mac G4 is available immediately through The Apple Store(R) (www.
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Designed for high-volume dual processor servers, the platform codenamed "Bensley" will arrive in the first quarter of 2006 and will be based on the dual core Intel Xeon processor, codenamed "Dempsey.
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