I have 3 GHz Pentium 4, and it's not best for playing full HD videos. I noticed, that when I'm playing full HD video, only 50% of my cpu is used, so only one of virtual cores is doing it's job on full ...
I can't find in the BIOS the option to disable HT. Is this a BIOS problem or the processor itself doesn't support running as a single core?
When I run VirtualBox (or other virtualisation software) it lets me select how many cores I like to allocate to a virtual machine. Since I have a dual core 2.66gHz Intel Core i7 with hyperthreading, ...
In a conversation with the network administator, I mentioned that my machine was a dual-core. He told me it was not. I brought up the task manager, went to the perfomance tab, and showed him that ...
How can a single threaded application like Excel 2003 take more than 50% of a hyper-threaded or dual-core CPU in task manager?
I'm waiting for Excel to finish a recalculation and I notice that the CPU usage as reported by Task Manager occasionally spikes to 51% or 52% on a Pentium 4 with hyper-threading. How is a single-...
I've heard the term hyper-threading thrown around a bit recently, what exactly is hyper-threading and why is it important?