Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 18th Nov 2005 20:04 UTC
Intel Intel's Hyperthreading Technology is being blamed for server performance problems. With both SQL Server and Citrix Terminal Server installations, HT-enabled motherboards show markedly degraded performance under heavy load. Disabling HT restores expected levels, according to reports from within the IT industry.
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But it also halves the cache size...
by steveftoth on Fri 18th Nov 2005 21:16 UTC
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But it also rarely hurts the performance.
Doesn't it halve the cache, allotting one half to each thread which could really hurt performance for some codes? Especially ones like database code that loves cache?

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