"For those of you unfamiliar with Symmetric Multi Processing, or SMP as it is commonly referred toby, here is a rundown. SMP is a technology that allows two threads to be simultaneously processed
by the operating system. It does this by giving each CPU a thread to process at the same time. Simply put, SMP speeds up your system by processing more information in a shorter amount of time. This is especially beneficial in CPU intensive programs such as Photoshop or Maya."