Sunday, January 29, 2012

Multicore processor flavours

There various kind of processor flavours, which there are dual core, quad core, and octa core, and some of it may have multi-threaded support, and some may have different set of cache and memory configuration.

Hyperthreading is the most common term used by processor. It is a processor which allows two or more threads to execute on a single chip. This technique allow the processor to present itself as a multiple processor in the operating system where physically it is not.

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