Quad Core Processor
Until recently, the way to improve performance of a CPU was to clock it faster and faster. But now a limit has been reached because of the sheer amount of heat a fast clock creates within the chip.
So now the chip companies are using a different approach - to include more than one CPU core within the same chip. Effectively a quad core is four computers built into one chip.
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