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quad core

A single chip with four distinct processors that work simultaneously. For example, Intel introduced its first x86-based quad-core CPUs in late 2006 (see Core 2), and AMD introduced its first x86 quad-core chips in 2007 (see Opteron). See multicore.
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Users looking for affordable quad core dedicated servers can make the most of this eye-catching hosting deal.
But it is quite amusing to see that some of the class leading quad core phones are able to perform at par and even surpass their octa core counterparts (Mediatek processors) completely.
Samsung's octa core SoC with the big.Little architecture used in phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S5 do give proper competition to today's quad core flagship devices but the performance difference is not that much.
Android Authority expects the Exynos 5 to go up against Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 dual-core chip (clock speed 1.5GHz), although a similarly clocked (http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/367126/20120726/qualcomm-snapdragon-s4pro-quadcore-dualcore-galaxys3-onex.htm) quad core Snapdragon S4 Pro is expected later this year.
The Titanium S6 will face still competition from the Wickedleak Wammy Passion Z which also supports a 5.0-inch display, a quad core processor and is priced at Rs.
Meanwhile, the lower-specced 15.4in laptop will include a 2.3GHz quad core processor, 4GB of RAM and a 500GB hard drive, while the improved version will increase that to include a 2.6GHz quad core processor, 8GB of RAM and 750GB hard drive.
Commenting on the launch of their quad core smartphone, Mr.
The 15-inch MacBook Pro is said to feature at 2.6GHz quad-core processor, 8 GB of RAM, a 750GB hard drive, with BTO upgrades to 2.7GHz quad core and 1TB hard drives also available.
Reaffirming our commitment to quality and pioneering technologies, the newly launched Aqua Wonder quad core smartphone is a step towards empowering consumers in semi-urban towns and cities with cutting edge technology at an affordable price."
With the Launch of our first quad core phone in this segment, Wicked Leak continues offering consumers a great user experience with latest features and added functionality." He further added, "We are excited with the success of Wammy Titan and Wammy Note, which has clearly established Wickedleak as a Key player in the new 5-inch phablet category in India.
Would we get the non LTE version with the octa core processor or the quad core version with the Snapdragon 600?