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What is CPU (processor), and how does it affect a dedicated server?

The CPU, or processor (central processing unit), is one of the most critical components of a server. It is responsible for handling all processing tasks, and delegating requests for resources between RAM, storage devices, and other parts of the system. The performance of a dedicated server is often directly related to the power of the […]

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How to Check CPU (Processor) Speed on Linux Server (CentOS/Debian/Ubuntu)

Wondering how you can check and confirm the clock speed of your server’s CPU? On a Linux server it is easy to do: Access the server as the root user. Exeucte the command: cat /proc/cpuinfo The command will output a list of details for each physical CPU core, including lines like the following: processor : 1 vendor_id : […]

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