I need to run ~1500 jobs on my lab's server. The program I am using (blastpgp if anyone cares) is capable of running in parallel mode, the "-a" option sets how many threads it will launch. The server ...
I made the big mistake to sloppily say that with my 4x3.3GHz CPU I have 13.2GHz available for a program to use. The shitstorm of nitpickers was great. /sigh So my question is, in a theoretical ...
Intel Pentium Processor E5700 (2M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 800 MHz FSB) does not have hyper-threading but it has has 2 cores so I am assuming it has 2 threads Now if I write a heavy number crunching program ...
We are intending to buy a powerful workstation for our daily processing of some seismic data. The process consists of doing numeric processing on data acquired on different seismic stations and by its ...
How do the cores in an AMD Bulldozer module compare to Intel HTT virtual cores and two separate cores, in terms of multitasking performance?
This question is basically an extension of Hyper-Threading and Dual-Core, What's the Difference? The Bulldozer-based AMD FX processors are marketed as having four, six, or eight cores, but ...
With lowering silicon costs and rising consumer needs, manufacturers seem to be pushing one of two things: clock speed and/or core count. With the way things are going, it doesn't seem that clock ...