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What is Hexa-Core?

Definition – What does Hexa-Core mean?

Hexa-core is a term unique to the central processing units and used to describe the CPU that has six layers. One of the best examples of such a processor is the AMD Phenom II X6 that has a high speed which varies between 2.5 to 4 Giga-Hertz.

Glossary Web explains Hexa-Core

Single layer processors were used for a long time but with the changes taking place in technology new items came in the market and the first among those was the dual core, they became famous because of the second layer that existed. Quad Core was the next generation of CPU that consisted of four different layers, and the Hexa-Core came next with six sheets that made the working simpler and speeds faster.

The first processors that existed from this category came on the market in 2010 with the name of Intel Core i7 Hexa-Core processor. It could perform at better speeds when compared to the previous versions. It did not last long as the Octa-Core technology was introduced a couple of years later but most of the devices used at university and official levels have Hexa-Core processors since they have more options than the older versions but less price than the latest model.

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