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Old 09-25-2005, 06:04 PM   #1
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the cpu upgrade i have a athlon xp 2700 at 2.2ghz give or take. why would this say upgrade and what does it mean like sse2 what does this mean and should i upgrade

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Old 10-19-2005, 08:06 PM   #2
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Old 10-19-2005, 08:29 PM   #3
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Default Re: cpu upgrade to sse2?

i think it means physically upgrading
Like getting a new processor that has sse2
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Old 10-19-2005, 08:30 PM   #4
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Default Re: cpu upgrade to sse2?

what is sse2 and what does it do and why do i need to get it.
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Old 11-04-2005, 05:20 PM   #5
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Old 11-04-2005, 05:38 PM   #6
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Default Re: cpu upgrade to sse2?

SSE2 is basically something that is in a new physical processor, like for example the Athlon 64 range of AMD chips.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SSE2

So it can basically speed up programs that support the feature.
Some new programs like 3d MARK 05 for testing out video cards, needs SSE2 to run, and also some Video Editors.
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Old 11-04-2005, 08:42 PM   #7
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Default Re: cpu upgrade to sse2?

I think the high end AMD and Intel processors even have SSE3...
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Default Re: cpu upgrade to sse2?

alright so i have to go 64 bit.....someone lock this thread
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Old 11-05-2005, 12:35 PM   #9
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Default Re: cpu upgrade to sse2?

Yup and SSE4 is right around the corner...
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what does SSE mean?
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