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Old 29 June 2017, 20:41   #257
Gorf
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Originally Posted by Samurai_Crow View Post
The main thread takes precedence over the slave thread.
That does not help if, and this is the common case, both threads need the same functional units in the core.
These units are of course limited - there may even be some redundancy on an multiscalar CPU, but once all the units needed are assigned to the operations in the pipeline: one thread has to wait.

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