[nSLUG] Hyperthreading

Brian May bmay at pobox.com
Fri Jan 9 23:40:01 AST 2004


> I would imagine that a 2MHz HT processor would be faster than 2x1MHz 
> processors on a few tasks (those where only one thread at a time needs a 
> burst of CPU), but significantly slower on other tasks (e.g. those where 
> the cache becomes significant). Anyone have any actual experience with 
> this?

If your interested in a simple explanation on hyper-threading there is
an overview article available at 2cpu.com.

http://www.2cpu.com/articles/ht_explored/index.html

Cheers!




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