dual vs single core opteron 100's

Erich Dollansky oceanare at pacific.net.sg
Tue Jan 24 15:55:12 PST 2006


Ken Gunderson wrote:
> fwiw- my friend asserts it will ALWAYS be the faster single core because
> of context switches and dual cores are optimized for highly multi-

the calculations will be faster but not the response. The second core 
will handle mouse and keyboard while the first does the computation.

A average user will always believe a dual 1 GHz machine is faster than a 
single CPU 3 GHz machine as long as there is no complex computation.


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