[SATLUG] Benefits of multicore CPUs under Linux ?
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>
> 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.
A computer is a hole in your desk you pour time into.
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