cpu upgrade

In computer science, a computer is CPU-bound (or compute-bound) when the time for it to complete a task is determined principally by the speed of the central processor: processor utilization is high, perhaps at 100% usage for many seconds or minutes. Interrupts generated by peripherals may be processed slowly, or indefinitely delayed.
The concept of CPU-bounding was developed during early computers, when data paths between computer components were simpler, and it was possible to visually see one component working while another was idle. Example components were CPU, tape drives, hard disks, card-readers, and printers. Computers that predominantly used peripherals were characterized as I/O bound. Establishing that a computer is frequently CPU-bound implies that upgrading the CPU or optimizing code will improve the overall computer performance.
With the advent of multiple buses, parallel processing, multiprogramming, preemptive scheduling, advanced graphics cards, advanced sound cards and generally, more decentralized loads, it became less likely to identify one particular component as always being a bottleneck. It is likely that a computer's bottleneck shifts rapidly between components. Furthermore, in modern computers it is possible to have 100% CPU utilization with minimal impact to another component. Finally, tasks required of modern computers often emphasize quite different components, so that resolving a bottleneck for one task may not affect the performance of another. For these reasons, upgrading a CPU does not always have a dramatic effect. The concept of being CPU-bound is now one of many factors considered in modern computer performance.

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  1. A

    I3 to i7 laptop cpu upgrade

    ask lng po mga master ahmmn pwedi ko ba palitan ng cpu ang napaka hinang laptop ko my nakita kasi ako sa yt na ginagawa yun pru gusto lang din ng opinion nyo po,, balak ko sana e upgrade from i3 to higher cpu po. ang laptop ko po ay nec versa pro vx-d na my i3 2330 cpu my dapat ba akung...
  2. K

    Help CPU Upgrade

    Good Evening tanong ko lng may napapanoud po kase ako sa YøùTùbé ng mga video na inaupgrade nila yung mga CPU ng laptop possible po ba yun or malabo
  3. R

    Closed What to upgrade first?? gpu? o cpu?

    Gusto ko po sana mag upgrade ng pc kaso di ko po alam kung cpu o gpu unahin pag cpu po Upgrade ko po sya sa AMD A8 pag GPU naman po GTX 760? Eto specs ng pc ko CPU: Amd A4 GPU: GT 730 Ram: 4gb HDD: 1TB OS: Windows 10 Pro
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    Closed Cpu upgrade help

    tanong ko lang balak ko bumili ng athlon ii x3 440 or phenom ii 555 BE pwede ko ba syang ipalit sa cpu ko ? thanks ito po spec ng mobo ko Hewlett-Packard 3047h Motherboard Specifications CPU Processor Support AMD Socket AM3 Only. - Athlon II X2: 220 - Phenom II X2: B57, B59, B60 -...
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    Closed Cpu and gpu upgrade

    Mga boss tanong lang po kung ano maganda na CPU at GPU para sa ga-h81m gaming3 motherboard for gaming.... Ang CPU ko po ngayon is Intel pentium g3240... Gusto ko sana magupgrade,ano kaya maganda?hehehe tnx in adv. :D
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    Closed Question about upgrading my cpu

    Guys pwede bang mag install ng dual core sa intel d915GEV ko 800 fsb LGA775 Socket eto ksi yung luma ko Intel pentium 4 3.2 ghz single core eto yung details about my motherboard ARK | Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor 640 supporting HT Technology (2M Cache, 3.20 GHz, 800 MHz FSB) Question Pwede...