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From: David McClain <dmcclain1@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] FP's and HyperThreading Processors
> Isn't the point of hyperthreading that the CPU doesn't stall on cache
> misses, but instead is able to run another process?  Or am I

True enough, if your computer has anything else to do... But if not, then
only one processor becomes involved in the running of the program thread.
But secondly, what happens when I so overwhelm the cache with my huge data
arrays that it flushes much of what might be needed by another thread?

- DM


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