Intel confirms hyperthreading is a goner


HT HYPERTHREADING is on its last legs as multicores come in said Justin Rattner, Intelís chief technology officer today.

The answer is multicores, said Rattner, describing Intelís new marchitechture push as "tera scaling".

Intel is pushing multicores as a future technology introducing a Tera Scale programme to encourage developers to write to dual and multicores. Intel does this sort of thing, said Rattner. Intel confirms hyperthreading is a goner

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