Research Paper#5 - Hyperthreading. Although some say this...

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Stephen L Coates Jr (Stecoa8799) IST 210 – Research paper#4 07:04:22 Sean Hollister Intel wants to charge $50 to unlock stuff your CPU can already do By following the video game market and how to charge for extra content that is already programmed in to the disk. Intel is offering “performance upgrades” for the lower end proessors that is just unlocking the full potential of a computer they already bought. For example the G6951 processor using the “performance upgrade” you gain access to the 1MB L3 cashe and enable the
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Unformatted text preview: Hyperthreading. Although some say this could be a good thing, most people are looking at this as a way to just pay more money for the things that were already purchased in the first place. (Hollister, 2010) Article I. Works Cited Hollister, S. (2010, 09 18). Desktops, Intel wants to charge $50 to unlock stuff your CPU can already do . Retrieved 09 18, 2010, from Engadget: http://www.engadget.com/2010/09/18/intel-wants-to-charge-50-to-unlock-stuff-your-cpu-can-already-d/...
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