RHEL on Quad Quad core CPU's

John Hodrien johnh at comp.leeds.ac.uk
Fri Oct 27 07:23:56 CDT 2006


On Fri, 27 Oct 2006, Tom Brown wrote:

> Yes thanks - this is what i was thinking, whether it best to turn off HT
> on a box like this. We have got a few quad dual cores and these seem to
> go better without HT enabled.

I guess with an Intel box you're already suffering due to the bus performance
on a multi-core system, so stomping all over the cache with HT doesn't exactly
take you to a good place.

jh

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