Transactional memory going mainstream with Intel Haswell

ARS Technica: Intel has announced that its Haswell architecture, due to ship some time in 2013, will include hardware support for transactional memory.

Transactional memory is a promising technique designed to make the creation of reliable multithreaded programs easier.

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C_Menz1721d ago

Always good to have more hardware support multithreading. It still pains me that programs/games still release today with poor multithreading or multi-core support and hope that it becomes more standard sooner than later.

For example the popular game World of Tanks only uses one core still! One core! Pains me playing that game on my quad core and being bottlenecked.