• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 302
  • Last Modified:

Adding a second processor to SBS 2003?

Hi Experts,

I am about to purchase and setup a SBS 2003. Just wondering if there is any problems with starting off with 1 processor (on a dual capable board) and then adding a second processor down the track if need be? In other words, SBS runs for 6 months with 1 processor and then wakes up one morning with 2, would it have any problems? Or am i better spending the extra $$$ now and starting with 2? btw the processors will probably be Intel 5130's (although i'm open to suggestions on that too).

Thanks all
Greg
0
gregcreech
Asked:
gregcreech
1 Solution
 
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
The Xeon's are hyperthreaded and SBS will probably load the SMP functionality by default.  However, even if it doesn't, adding a second CPU should not be a problem; simply updating the CPU drivers.
0
 
gregcreechAuthor Commented:
sorry guys
0
 
redseatechnologiesCommented:
Don't be sorry, we all get caught up with other issues,

Thanks for closing,

-red
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Keep up with what's happening at Experts Exchange!

Sign up to receive Decoded, a new monthly digest with product updates, feature release info, continuing education opportunities, and more.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now