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How many physical CPU chips are required for a quad-core processor?

A) One

B) Two

C) Four

D) Eight

E) Quad-core processors don’t actually require any physical hardware. They run on Elven magic.

The answer: A) One

A multi-core processor consists of a single physical processor that includes multiple processor cores on the chip.

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