Originally Posted by Vagrant Zero
Somebody wanna spell out the diff between dual cpu and dual core cpu? Is dual cpu having to seperate CPUs inside one computer [like if I were to go out and buy another A64 3200+ and cram it into my current computer] while dual core is having two CPUs on one single die/chip/thingie that I put the nasty cream on?
Yes. Though, to have Dual CPUs, you need a motherboard that supports it (obviously). Each CPU usually has its own memory interface as well, wheras a multi-core setup will have only one.