A 3-d reconstructed neuron model can be simulated in parallel on a dozen or so processors and experience almost linear speedup. Network models can be simulated when there are more processors than cells.
Model Concept(s): Methods
Simulation Environment: NEURON
Hines ML, Markram H, Schürmann F. (2008). Fully implicit parallel simulation of single neurons. Journal of computational neuroscience 25 [PubMed]