[Beowulf] Opinions of Hyper-threading?

James Cownie jcownie at cantab.net
Mon Feb 25 17:04:17 EST 2008


On 25 Feb 2008, at 19:40, Geoff Galitz wrote:

> Another thing to consider is that while HT certainly still exists  
> in the
> wild, no new systems implement it, hence limited testing.

However, if you believe the The Inquirer, it may be coming back.

"Nehalem is projected as arriving late, supporting two, four and  
eight cores, representing four, eight and 16 threads. "

http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquirer/news/2008/02/24/intel-csi- 
nehalem-dunnington

(Disclaimer: I work for Intel, but The Inquirer appears to know much  
more than me about this :-) (not hard, since I know nothing))
--
-- Jim
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James Cownie <jcownie at cantab.net>




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