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IS102 PC Architecture Chapter 5 – Quiz /20 marks 1. Which two companies are the major manufacturers of processors? (2 marks) AMD and Intel 2. What is the name of the memory cache that is on the same dies as the processor? (1 mark) Level 1 Cache 3. Briefly explain the difference between multiprocessing and multiprocessor ? (2 marks) With multiprocessing, two processing units (called arithmetic logic units or ALUs) installed within a single processor. The Pentium was the first processor that could execute two instructions at the same time. While multi-core processing is when a server motherboard might have two processor sockets, called dual processors or a multiprocessor platform . 4. What is the name of the memory cache that is closest to the processor die but is not housed on the die? (1 mark) Level 2 Cache 5. Briefly explain the difference between multi-core processing and multithreading ? (2 marks) With multi-core processing, multiple processors can be installed in the same processor housing (called
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  • Spring '16
  • Central processing unit, Intel, major manufacturers of processors

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