184XX series work units assigned to slow CPUs

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Re: 184XX series work units assigned to slow CPUs

Postby gunnarre » Mon Oct 04, 2021 9:59 am

Joe_H wrote:In general though, your 4417U is limited by being a 2 core CPU with 4 threads available through HT. Also as a Pentium Intel has not enabled AVX support on the processor which makes a significant difference in processing speed.

Ah, forgot to check AVX and SSE support. The i5-5250M does have AVX, so although they have similar benchmark scores for regular instructions, it makes sense that the 4417U would be slower. I only fold on 2 threads too.
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