S+ and Bi processor machine -Reply

Greg Tucker-Kellogg (GTuckerKellogg@genetics.com)
Sat, 31 Jan 1998 17:17:22 -0500

I asked a similar question, and was
told correctly that S-Plus does not
use multithreading, so there is not
much performance benefit if you are
running S-Plus alone. However, NT
4.0 handles task switching so that
you can run applications on one
processor while S-Plus is running
lengthy calculations on the other.
If that is your situation, you will
benefit (as I did) by adding a
second processor.

Hope this helps,


>>> "Badih.Ghattas"
01/31/98 12:50pm >>>
Hello every body ,

does any body have any experience
using S+ on a Bi processor machine
Does this depend only on the system
used ?
More precisely, is there a real
gain if i add to my PC (266MHZ) a
processor ??


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