The Operating System does't see The Processor with Hypertransport.
Wy? Why see The operating system just only one prosessor?
should not be confused with Hyperthreading
....unfortunately, both technologies share the same acronym 'HT'.
Hypertransport is a fast, packet-based point-to-point interconnect which connects the CPU to the rest of the system - basically, it replaces the 'classical' FSB on a K8-platform(Athlon 64/Athlon 64 FX/Opteron).
The Opteron 2xx and 8xx series can use their additional Hypertransport-links for communication between multiple CPUs.
' ">http://www.hypertransport.org/faqs.html#b for more info about Hypertransport
Hyperthreading enables a single CPU to act as two 'virtual'(or 'logical'
It will only offer improved performance if your applications are specifically optimized for Hyperthreading, otherwise there will be little to no benefits - in some cases, you'll actually get slightly less performance when running non-optimized applications.
More info here
AMD's CPUs currently do NOT
The sintetic benchmark with Sisoft Sandra 2004 has this system (in the multimedia performance) just a half performance such a System with Intel Pentium 4 3.2 Ghz.
I wouldn't rely too much on synthetic benchmarks...they won't give that you much of a clue of a system's performance with 'real-world' applications - that is especially true for SiSoft Sandra
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