Per core frequency control

David Brodbeck gull at
Tue Nov 9 17:54:07 UTC 2010

On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 5:17 AM, Svein Skogen (Listmail account)
<svein-listmail at> wrote:
> You did read the "symmetric" part of "symmetric multi processor" didn't you?
> It's a limitation of the technology. One clock.

I don't think that's quite true.  The newer Intel server chipsets have
the ability to throttle back idle cores and boost the speed of active
ones, to improve performance on single-threaded workloads.

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