Dean Kent writes "Simultaneous MultiThreading is a method of getting greater throughput from a processor by essentially implementing multi-tasking within a single CPU. Information on Compaq's plans for SMT in the EV8 can be found in thisan an article and thisand this article. Also, there is some speculation that Intel's Foster CPU (based upon the Willamette core) will also have SMT and that the P4 may even have the circuitry already included, as discussed briefly in forums."
DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Also, Slashdot's now on IFTTT. Check it out! Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 Internet speed test! ×