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Subject: Depends
Name: ludicrous
Date: 6/26/2001 7:40:22 PM (GMT-7)
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In Reply to: Just make sure to get the Pro version posted by Stimp

on an SMP OS you can still get improvements as the OS can perform its operations on one CPU while running the current application on another, but gains are marginal because on modern CPUs the OS is using relatively little processor overhead anyway.

Traditionally with a true multi-threaded program on an SMP OS, the OS can treat the system processors as a pooled resource and distribute threads according to current loading and this, of course, gains much more

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