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Re: To hyper-thread or not to hyper-thread



> As far as I can tell both cores have their separate 1M cache. But
> lshw-gui reports HT is supported

You might want to check out this blog post by Dave Jones:
http://www.codemonkey.org.uk/2009/11/10/common-hyperthreading-misconception/

A small quote: "The ‘ht’ flag doesn’t signify the presence of
hyper-threading or not. It signifies the presence of the ability to
say yes or no as to whether the processor has any siblings."

-- 
William Hooper


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