AMD: 85-percent of Windows PC users run six apps concurrently; five of them are anti-malware apps

“Multicore processing allows control over many applications running on a single PC. AMD says 85 percent of PC users run six applications at once: antivirus, e-mail, firewall, spam protection, a pop-up blocker and spyware [protection/detection],” Ben Ames reports for IDG News Service.

Full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: AMD says 85 percent of PC users run six applications at once: antivirus, e-mail, firewall, spam protection, a pop-up blocker and spyware. Sheesh, that’s so pathetically stupid. Can you imagine?! It’s no wonder Apple has such a difficult time convincing the masses to Think Different™; most of the poor fools obviously aren’t capable of thinking at all.

Macintosh. Because life’s too short.

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78 Comments

  1. Okay.. now running Photobooth to stop the whine in my new Macbook pro (and having it hidden) uses 2% of CPU power pales in comparison with the other stuff that I need to run on the PC side.

  2. I currently have nine programs running (Mail, Safari, iTunes, Photoshop CS2, InDesign CS2, Illustrator CS2, GoLive CS2, Acrobat 7 Pro, and Pages) and none of them are security or malware related. That is an excellent example of the difference between Macs and PCs. On a Mac you work on work, on a PC you work at keeping the computer running.

    And, yes, I have the Firewall on but I don’t count it as an app because it’s part of the OS.

  3. Poor garufo, reading is so hard for you!

    “Ben Ames reports for IDG News Service”.
    Now, how the heck is MDN responsible for what another person is reporting?
    Nice try, NOT!
    Magic word “filled”, as in “garufo is filled with anger”

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