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Originally Posted by bryphotoguy View Post
Well, you are running two operating systems and and a bunch of other apps. The only two apps that will make use of more than 1 core are the Adobe products.
iTunes, because it is not threaded for 8-cores actually runs faster on Core 2 Duo Macs than a Mac Pro. This is probably the same for all of the simple apps.
The apps that will make use of the 8-cores are high end apps like Final Cut and Adobe products.
Bryan, I can't resist asking - do you know if Photoshop CS3 is optimized for multiple cores, and if so, how many? Would it work best on a quad core or an 8 core Mac Pro?

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