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Re: Dual Core vs. Dual CPU



Bill Davidsen <davidsen@xxxxxxx> writes:

> The bad part is that the cores share a bus connection, the good part
> is that it appears that some IPC can be done on chip.

Why is that bad?  Is that different from a dual CPU system?  I thought
in a dual CPU system, too, both CPUs share the bus and only one CPU
can use the bus at a time (as long we're not talking about NUMA, of
course).

urs
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