[plug] "Hyper-Threading, suffers from a serious security flaw,"

Senectus . senectus at gmail.com
Sat May 14 22:58:09 WST 2005

On 5/14/05, Chris Watt <something.rotten at gmail.com> wrote:
> I thought the Xeon was a RISC processor (like the macinbtosh PowerPC)
> which would mean it wouldn't need HT.
> Am I misinformed?
Xeon is definitely x86 not RISC.
It's interesting I did some reading on the Intel site apparently at
some point Intel integrated HT into their Xeon's but they don't even
make note of it in the spec's page..
I know that Xeon stickers don't have the HT mark on them..  

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