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CPU Review: SMP On a Budget: Penguin Power

Thanks to Bill
Henning
for this link.

“SMP is an acronym for ‘Symmetric Multi-Processing’, which is a
method of building computers with more than once CPU (Central
Processing Unit).”

“Question: why would you want to have more than once CPU in a
computer? Answer: to make your computer run faster!”

“SMP is not new; it has been used in workstations, mini and
mainframe computers as well as super computers. Recently, SMP
systems have found an expanded market because of high performance
PC-based servers. With recent price drops, and the availability of
inexpensive SMP capable operating systems, SMP systems are starting
to show up in the homes of technical enthusiasts…”

Complete
Story