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hyper threading (HT)

Hyperthreading(HT) is used to accelerate computer processes. In this technology developed by Intel, a processor is divided into two virtual processors that can independently perform different computing operations simultaneously, like in multithreading.

The different threads of hyperthreading are different computing operations and work in parallel like a dual-core processor, but they have to share the input/output system.

Hyperthreading. Calling the processors in the device manager

Hyperthreading. Calling the processors in the device manager

Hyperthreading technology is supported by newer Windows operating systems and by Linux; this can be detected in the system properties in the device manager when calling the processors. Hyperthreading ensures higher CPU utilization and thus improved performance.

Englisch: hyper threading - HT
Updated at: 30.04.2019
#Words: 104
Links: horizontal tabulation (HT), computer, indium (In), processor, virtual
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