Quad core cpu

This is a discussion on Quad core cpu within the Tech Board forums, part of the Community Boards category; Originally Posted by matsp the CPU in your system is your AMD Athlon or Intel Pentium (etc). The rest of ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by matsp View Post
    the CPU in your system is your AMD Athlon or Intel Pentium (etc). The rest of the chips are "periferals".
    I thought that the peripherals were the boards connected to the motherboard. Perhaps it has another meaning?
    Quote Originally Posted by abachler View Post
    Sorry you and matsp are wrong on this matter. The original use is so old that I won't get into it with you, but that was its original meaning
    I'm curious what you could come up with.
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    What the heck is that? Looks like a wheel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by robwhit View Post
    I thought that the peripherals were the boards connected to the motherboard. Perhaps it has another meaning?I'm curious what you could come up with.What the heck is that? Looks like a wheel.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antikythera_mechanism
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