On a mobile phone processor, what is clock speed a measure of? My understanding is: two processors with the same clock speed - one can be faster than the other?
matt101101 / MOD
Aug. 4, 2014 at 14:53
It's a measure of hertz, or the "movements" per second the processor can make. Yes, we're well past the days where more hertz = a faster processor. In the same way we're well past the days where a bigger engine = more power (Ford's new 3 cylinder 1 litre petrol engine in the Fiesta makes more power than their old 4 cylinder 1.6, for example).
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