DPete27 wrote:I know But it bugs me that the Ryzen and ThreadRipper boost mechanism does not take advantage of spatial symmetry.That overlaps with their SMT=Simultaneous Multi-Threading moniker though.
Vhalidictes wrote:Thanks! When it came up in the discussion, I thought it must be a reference to mesh or fabric and that was confusing.MCM = Multi-Chip Module
Vhalidictes wrote:I had to look that up! Its pretty interesting.UberGerbil wrote:If Intel puts four CPUs on a ring, and then weaves the rings together in a mesh... would the result be chainmail?
Only if you're using the International pattern (European 1-into-4 if you want to get technical).
lycium wrote:Quicksort comes to mind.Speaking in even greater generality, most people employ a recursive algorithm in general problem solving: "divide and conquer"....