Simultaneous multi-threading is a useful performance tool for processor designers, but it doesn't have the same benefit that adding a full core does.
We recommend the AMD A8-3850 to mainstream desktop PC users in search of capable gaming power and multithreaded application performance.
Handbrake, the open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, has updated to 0.9.4.
Pervasive Software's DataRush is one of a new generation of products and platforms that aim to simplify multithreaded programming for application developers.
SilverStream Software has shipped version 1.5 of its SilverStream application server for Windows NT and Solaris operating systems. The software includes better performance and multithreaded native database drivers to increase throughput, the company said. A SilverStream developer license is priced from $495.
The new version of SilverStream's namesake product improves performance and includes multithreaded native database drivers to increase throughput.
Web-based software maker Open Text is shipping the latest version of its intranet application suite, LiveLink Intranet 7.2. Marketed to Global 2000 companies, LiveLink is priced between $100 and $750 per user, depending on volume. LiveLink's multithreaded server now supports Microsoft Internet Information Server and bundles Netscape Enterprise Server instead of Netscape FastTrack. Along with supporting SSL for communications security, LiveLink also encrypts even temporary user authentication information to provide security for wide-area intranet deployments.