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Inside the Nehalem:Intel's New Core i7 Microarchitecture
Posted by newsbot on August 26th 2008



I mentioned before that Intel is using Nehalem to mark the return ofHyperThreading to its bag of weapons in the CPU battle; the process isnearly identical to that of the older NetBurst processors and allows twothreads to run on a single CPU core. But SMT (simultaneous multi-threading)or HyperThreading is also a key to keeping the 4-wide execution engine fedwith work and tasks to complete. With the larger caches and much highermemory bandwidth that the chip provides this is a very important addition.

View article at pcper.com



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