khaines / enigo.com wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Aug 2007, ara.t.howard wrote:
...
>> - if your task is cpu intensive AND you are on an SMP box AND you use 
>> many threads (aka lightweight processes) you will see a speed boost
> 
> How do you figure that?  On a CPU intensive task, the threading overhead 
> just removes from the amount of time that the CPU has to work on the CPU 
> intensive task.

On second reading, I *think* what he was saying was one native thread 
per cpu.

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