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Definitions

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  • noun computing A form of microprocessor parallelization where each physical processor is treated as two virtual processors.

Etymologies

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hyper- +‎ threading, coined as a trademark (Hyper-Threading Technology) by Intel.

Examples

  • The Nehalem family also supports a technology called hyperthreading that allows a chip under some circumstances to simultaneously conduct two sets of instructions, known as threads.

    Intel Plans to Expand Xeon Chip Line Into Bigger Servers

  • It will make PCs twice as fast as current models and employ a technology called hyperthreading, which allows one chip to work on two tasks (say, burning a CD and editing video) simultaneously.

    UPHOLDING MOORE'S LAW

  • The chips for all three classes use a technology known as hyperthreading, says Olaf Hoehne from Intel.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The chips for all three classes use a technology known as hyperthreading, says Olaf Hoehne from Intel.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The chips for all three classes use a technology known as hyperthreading, says Olaf Hoehne from Intel.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The chips for all three classes use a technology known as hyperthreading, says Olaf Hoehne from Intel.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • One of Intel's most ambitious tests of this capability has been hyperthreading, which is a parallelism technique for single-core processors.

    Betanews

  • The chips for all three classes use a technology known as hyperthreading, says Olaf Hoehne from Intel.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • One of Intel's most ambitious tests of this capability has been hyperthreading, which is a parallelism technique for single-core processors.

    Betanews

  • The chips for all three classes use a technology known as hyperthreading, says Olaf Hoehne from Intel.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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