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What is a single core processor?

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Computing started with single core processing. Multi-core processing started in the mid-1980s.
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It is a processor that has only one core, so it can only start one operation at a time. It can however in some situations start a new operation before the previous one is complete. Originally all processors were single core. Multi core processors were introduced later, when increasing the clock speeds further was too hard. These new multi core processors are two processing units combined into one.
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