Linked by David Adams on Wed 4th Aug 2010 18:28 UTC, submitted by estherschindler
Hardware, Embedded Systems Anyone contemplating a new computer purchase (for personal use or business) is confronted with new (and confusing) hardware choices. Intel and AMD have done their best to differentiate the x86 architecture as much as possible while retaining compatibility between the two CPUs, but the differences between the two are growing. One key differentiator is hyperthreading; Intel does it, AMD does not. This article explains what that really means, with particular attention to the way different server OSes take advantage (or don't). Plenty of meaty tech stuff.
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RE[4]: Comment by another_sam
by Tuishimi on Wed 4th Aug 2010 23:19 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by another_sam"
Tuishimi
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That's where I was confused. I couldn't understand how it could manage the switch.

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