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Old 2020-10-24, 11:35   #11
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I know everyone here likes to call these things "cores". But Intel called it hyper-threading for a reason. It is a thread, not a core. It never was a core, it never will be a core.

Calling them physical and virtual cores is mighty confusing. All cores are physical. The rest are threads feeding the cores. No virtual-anything is required.
All memory is physical.

Doesn't stop the term "virtual memory" from being a term which is both useful and widely understood.
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