[mythtv-users] ffmpeg and multiple CPUs. Was: Should I be switching to 0.21?
drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 08:41:15 UTC 2008
> The fact that more recent Intel CPUs don't seem to support this feature
> makes me suspect it was something of a boondoggle all around. Intel
> seems to have given up on it and just moved to putting two or four whole
> CPUs on one chip.
Core 2 processors do not support this feature because they have a
shorter pipeline and they make more efficient use of the cpu units
(alu fpu) such that there is generally not many free slots to
schedule the extra thread on.
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