[SATLUG] Benefits of multicore CPUs under Linux ?

Don Wright satlug at sbcglobal.net
Tue Sep 8 14:37:58 CDT 2009


On Tue, 08 Sep 2009 14:11:38 -0500, Don Wright <satlug at sbcglobal.net>
wrote:
> Whether a single application takes advantage of the 

(Sorry, got interrupted and didn't finish that part.)

Whether a single application takes advantage of the multiple
simultaneous execution units (multi-core) features is less important
than that the OS doesn't hang up the GUI while waiting for I/O to a slow
device. You'll notice the multi-core performance boost more in Windows
than Linux, but it's there.

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