>> What is faster - a system with a single AMD XP2500 processor or a
>> system with 2 Pentium III 833 processors...
> The only time the dual-CPU system may have an edge is it would be more
> responsive when encoding video, you could still use it for other
> things quite well. However, it would take about 3 x as long to do the
> encoding as the XP2500+.
That's the main thing about multi processing... It's not measurable, but
even my dual P2-300 'felt' more 'smooth' than my Duron 600, even though that
processor was more than twice as fast... The multiprocessing really make the
PC more responsive.
Thomas >> Stay informed about: What is faster (on average)