Putting two processors together in one computer

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I have read about putting two processor together in one computer.

I have a Dual core and i3. Is there any way

I could put that to use with my old computer?

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Putting two processors together in one computer

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The dual core processors contain two cores. The processors work as if there are two processors and that the system has the functionality to achieve this. You cannot use any of it to use with any. The motherboard should have the capability of supporting the two processors.

One processor in the background working and the other for the normal operations. Now the fact arise can we upgrade an existing machine with a single core. The answer is that no. There must be some functionality available with the motherboard for the machines. As such the machines shall be given precedence along the picture easily. 

 
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Answered By 5 points N/A #139704

Putting two processors together in one computer

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Desktop processors aren’t meant for dual use. You can’t use any desktop CPU together with other, because motherboards for those CPUs aren’t having second CPU sockets. That’s the limitation of desktop chipsets. Example: motherboard for i3 CPU:

Chipset motherboard

Both Intel and AMD are having multi-processor boards, but those are meant for servers (up to 8 processors – Intel titled Xeon, and AMD titled Opteron). Note that these solutions are very expensive. Example of quad-socket board for AMD Opteron processors:

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Putting two processors together in one computer

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Though it is possible to use multiple processors on a computer, unfortunately, it is not possible in your case. Before you can install a processor on a motherboard, the processor’s socket number must be compatible with the motherboard. Also, the motherboard must physically support multiple processors. This means there must be multiple processor sockets on the motherboard before you can use multiple processors.

This kind of setup is normally designed for servers and not for normal workstations. One example of a motherboard with dual processor sockets is the GIGABYTE GA-7PESH1 motherboard. It supports two LGA 2011 sockets. Another thing that needs to be considered when using multiple processors is the power supply. You need a much powerful power supply that can support two physical processors.

GIGABYTE GA-7PESH1 motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-7PESH1 motherboard

The GIGABYTE GA-7PESH1 motherboard supports sixteen ECC DIMM slots (RDIMM/UDIMM).

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