How tolerable is OS Jitter during hft and high frequency trading?

How tolerable is OS Jitter during hft and high frequency trading? Given two large-scale, massively parallel, distributed memory systems, one with twice the core-count as the other, would a +/-20% level of OS Jitter in the larger system be quantifiably more cost-effective or productive (insert your criteria here) than the smaller system with +/-5% OS …

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