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dual processor

A computer that contains two CPUs. Dual processor (DP) systems have two independent CPU chips and differ from a dual core system (DC system), which has two processors built into the same CPU chip. See dual core, multiprocessing and SMP.
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96 percent reduction in elapsed time, when running with ACCELLERANT to exploit the dual core and dual processors, essentially providing a 6-fold performance improvement over a single-thread run or 50 percent greater capacity than the anticipated 4 times faster given that only 4 cores were available to the benchmark.
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