[RC5] Does Intel hyperthreading help?

Jeff Lawson jlawson at bovine.net
Mon Aug 18 16:02:38 EDT 2003


There is some information on this topic in the FAQ:
http://n0cgi.distributed.net/faq/index.cgi?file=279


On Mon, 18 Aug 2003, Jim Reisert AD1C wrote:

> Do either the OGR or RC5 clients gain any benefit from the hyperthreading
> architecture of the newer P4s? I'm about to upgrade from a 1.67 GHz P4 to a 3.0
> GHz P4 with HT.  Was wondering if I'll see much less than than 2x, close to 2x
> or more than 2x performance improvement on RC5/OGR tasks.
>


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