Dannywilson wrote:You are wrong in the statement about needing an obscure and/or insanely tough to operate OS to run quads. Windows XP pro can support up to quads, you just have to buy the correct version to do it.
Incorrect, even the ultra-rare 64bit version of WinXP (which yours truly has never actually seen for himself, only heard rumors of) can only recognize 2 processors. Windows in unfit to run anything more. If you doubt my words try it for your self. But believe me, I have considered the option greatly.