On Fri, 16 Mar 2001 Baldwin_James at emc.com wrote:
> Does SMP make a big difference?
> I would think that thou Quake may be able to 'use' SMP, it is optimised for
> single-CPU and that SMP would make approx. 10% improvement??? The 2nd CPU in
> thinking, would just looking after standard CPU overheads and some I/O
> requests ???\
>Yep. It gave me at least a 50% increase in fps. Quake3 is unusual in that
it is the only game on the market that is really written with smp in mind.
The main problem with smp is that the graphics card drivers often don't
support it. In windows anyway, only the nvidia chips from the tnt2 onwards
are smp compatible.
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