Get Number of CPU in OS X (or FreeBSD)
Get the number of CPUs in Mac OS X
This will be double your physical CPU if hyperthreading is enabled (it probably is).
$ sysctl -n hw.ncpu 8
Get the number of physical CPUs
$ sysctl -n hw.physicalcpu 4
Get the number of logical CPUs
$ sysctl -n hw.logicalcpu 8
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