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 Multithreading, Superthreading and Hyperthreading

Ars Technica talks about Multithreading, Superthreading and Hyperthreading.

"It was in this context that the PC crowd started seriously talking about the advantages of multithreading. Years later when Apple brought dual-processing to its PowerMac line, SMP was officially mainstream, and with it multithreading became a concern for the mainstream user as the ensuing round of benchmarks brought out the fact you really needed multithreaded applications to get the full benefits of two processors."

 (Submitted by Noel Fri Oct 4, 2002 )


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