Processors

Simultaneous Multithreading (SMT)

SMT, also known as Hyper-Threading Technology (HTT) on Intel processors, allows each processor to act as two logical processors. For example, a proccessor with 4 physical cores will have a total of 8 logical threads. A processor with SMT enabled will have around a 30% increase in performance. [1]

Bibliography

  1. “How to Determine the Effectiveness of Hyper-Threading Technology with an Application.” Intel Development Topics & Technologies. April 28, 2011. Accessed September 2, 2020. https://software.intel.com/content/www/us/en/develop/articles/how-to-determine-the-effectiveness-of-hyper-threading-technology-with-an-application.html