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Re: support for hyperthreading?



On Mon, 2003-03-10 at 22:47, Saqib Ali wrote:
> Actually that is info that I was looking for. I was planning to buy 
> dual/quad CPU server with Intel's HT processors. I just wanted to know, if 
> there is a significant performance difference.
> 
> The application that I will be running is based on tomcat+cocoon, which is 
> very processor intensive.

There are workloads where HyperThreading may *slow down* your machine. I
can never remember which workloads are more likely to be slower. Be sure
to test it both ways (on and off) before going into production.

-- 
Chris Kloiber





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