Solved

Dual Processing with Windows NT

Posted on 1998-12-01
1
157 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-27
In your opinion, would there be a performance advantage to using a dual processor system with 300 or 350 Mhz PIIs versus a single processor system with a 450 Mhz PII?  Running Windows NT server,
Front Page 98, Office Pro 97, doing web design work.

Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:dfelton
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 32

Accepted Solution

by:
jhance earned 100 total points
ID: 1130144
Based on what you've said you're doing, spend the money on the 450 PII.  Since none of the apps you've mentioned really have much opportunity speed their work by running threads in the background, they won't gain much from the dual processor setup.
0

Featured Post

U.S. Department of Agriculture and Acronis Access

With the new era of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets, wireless communications and cloud services, the USDA sought to take advantage of a mobilized workforce and the blurring lines between personal and corporate computing resources.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I use more than 1 computer in my office for various reasons. Multiple keyboards and mice take up more than just extra space, they make working a little more complicated. Using one mouse and keyboard for all of my computers makes life easier. This co…
This is about my first experience with programming Arduino.
Monitoring a network: why having a policy is the best policy? Michael Kulchisky, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, VTSP, VSP, CCSP outlines the enormous benefits of having a policy-based approach when monitoring medium and large networks. Software utilized in this v…
Do you want to know how to make a graph with Microsoft Access? First, create a query with the data for the chart. Then make a blank form and add a chart control. This video also shows how to change what data is displayed on the graph as well as form…

688 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question