HyberThreading

Hans Fugal hans at fugal.net
Fri Sep 1 09:02:38 MDT 2006


On Fri,  1 Sep 2006 at 07:20 -0600, Dennis Muhlestein wrote:
> area to look at though.  Does Hyperthreading increase performance or
> is it pretty much sixes either way?  I suppose it's highly dependant
> on the application.  There is probably ample information on this on
> the web.

Yes, it is highly dependent on the application and type of load.
Specifically there are many cases where hyperthreading will give you
worse performance. As always, do your homework.

-- 
Hans Fugal ; http://hans.fugal.net
 
There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the 
right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.
    -- Johann Sebastian Bach
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