[RC5] Does Intel hyperthreading help?

SvR Marty svrmarty at gmx.net
Mon Aug 18 23:13:09 EDT 2003

Rc5 doesn't benefit.
HT slows down performance for dnetc, so i've disabled it on all my xeon DP
servers (1.8 ghz up to 2.4)

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From: "Jim Reisert AD1C" <jjreisert at alum.mit.edu>
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Subject: [RC5] Does Intel hyperthreading help?

> 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.
> - Jim
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