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Chapter 30. Optimizing Windows NT Workst... > Understanding Multiple Processors

Understanding Multiple Processors

You can improve performance on a computer that runs software written to execute parallel threads by installing additional processors. However, you should be aware that it's not quite as easy as adding another parallel port.

First of all, you have to be running an operating system that will find the processors and use them. Windows NT 4.0 has that capability, and can handle up to four processors.


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