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wasn't sure on where to post this. But how accurate is the system profiler, i am also curious about how accurate lshw is too because lshw outputs this lshw: Code: ...
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    how accurate is system profiler and benchmark in Mint 8


    wasn't sure on where to post this. But how accurate is the system profiler, i am also curious about how accurate lshw is too because lshw outputs this

    lshw:
    Code:
    cpu
              description: CPU
              product: Intel Pentium 4 CPU 2.80GHz
              vendor: Intel Corp.
              physical id: 400
              bus info: cpu 0
              version: 15.3.3
              serial: 0000-0F33-0000-0000-0000-0000
              slot: Microprocessor
              size: 2800MHz
              capacity: 3600MHz
              width: 32 bits
              clock: 800MHz
              capabilities: boot fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe constant_tsc pebs bts pni dtes64 monitor ds_cpl cid
              configuration: id=0
            cache:0
                 description: L1 cache
                 physical id: 700
                 size: 16KiB
                 capacity: 16KiB
                 capabilities: internal write-back data
            cache:1
                 description: L2 cache
                 physical id: 701
                 size: 1MiB
                 capacity: 1MiB
                 capabilities: internal varies unified
            logical cpu:0
                 description: Logical CPU
                 physical id: 0.1
                 width: 32 bits
                 capabilities: logical
            logical cpu:1
                 description: Logical CPU
                 physical id: 0.2
                 width: 32 bits
                 capabilities: logical
    and system profiler:

    Code:
    Computer
    Processor		: 2x Intel Pentium 4 CPU 2.80GHz
    Memory		: 758MB (412MB used)
    Operating System		: Linux Mint 8 Helena - Main Edition
    User Name		: 
    Date/Time		: Sun 07 Mar 2010 12:05:35 AM EST
    Display
    Resolution		: 1280x1024 pixels
    OpenGL Renderer:   GeForce 6200  PCI SSE2
    -Multimedia-
    Audio Adapter		: ICH4 - Intel ICH5
    Input Devices
     Power Button
     Power Button
     Macintosh mouse button emulation
     AT Translated Set 2 keyboard
     Microsoft Basic Optical Mouse
    Printers (CUPS)
    Print to PDF
    SCSI Disks
    ATA WDC WD400EB-11CP
    SONY CD-RW  CRX216E
    ATAPI DVD-ROM 16X
    Particurally how accurate is the processor evaluation on both. i am almost positive that this isn't a dual core as its a dell dimension 3000 but i was wondering though because it was purchased used, so some modification might have been made to it.

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    thanks that cleared everything up

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