Hyperthreading in P4 Xeon (question)

Christian Di Donato didonato at bigpond.net.au
Wed Apr 3 03:35:03 EST 2002


There is a Whitepaper on the Xeon Processor concerning Hyperthreading
over at the intel site

http://www.intel.com/eBusiness/products/server/processor/xeon/wp020901_s
um.htm

-----Original Message-----
From: beowulf-admin at beowulf.org [mailto:beowulf-admin at beowulf.org] On
Behalf Of William Park
Sent: Wednesday, 3 April 2002 5:32 PM
To: beowulf at beowulf.org
Subject: Hyperthreading in P4 Xeon (question)

What is the realistic effect of "hyperthreading" in P4 Xeon?  I'm not
versed in the latest CPU trends.  Does it mean that dual-P4Xeon will
behave like 4-way SMP?

-- 
William Park, Open Geometry Consulting, <opengeometry at yahoo.ca>
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