Multiple CPU Performance
kevin_stevens at pursued-with.net
Wed Nov 26 14:02:39 PST 2003
On Nov 26, 2003, at 13:58, Gerard Samuel wrote:
> I was fortunate to acquire a dual Slot one motherboard.
> I currently only have one PIII 450 in there, and its working without
> problems so far.
> This box is primarily for www/samba/cvs.
> I was wondering if my PHP apps would benefit (run faster) if I
> introduced a 2nd CPU.
No single program thread will run faster than it would on an unladen
single-processor machine. You would gain more in terms of how many
threads could run concurrently. In other words: more, not faster.
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