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BUG #: 58078 (SQLBUG_70)
Parallel query performance on a computer with four CPUs is poorer than on a computer with two CPUs if you are using the National Language Support (NLS) sort order with the double-byte character set (DBCS).
You may encounter this problem if all of the following conditions are true:
To work around this problem, do one of the following:
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 3 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
274799For more information, contact your primary support provider.
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/274799/ )INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 3 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0