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SMP and dual coure CPUs

> On 4/30/07, markw at <markw at> wrote:
>> I want to get a dual CPU motherboard, and I want it to support dual core
>> CPUs. In effect, have 4 cores. I'm kind of having a problem finding
>> motherboards that support this, or at least finding the information I
>> need
>> to find one.
> Why not just buy a single quad-core CPU?

There are some major differences between dual CPU and dual core. A quad
core CPU still wouldn't address those issues.

I would rather go dual single SMP, than single dual core. The multi-core
CPUs don't have the same raw processing power as an equivalent real SMP
system. Obviously, if I can get a rel SMP system with multi-core CPUs,
that's better.

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