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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Thread is the smallest work unit of a program.
A core represents a CPU instance that can do work.

Virtual cores uses intelligent thread schedulers and sometimes partially duplicated cores. Hyperthreading costs something like 5-10% additional die space but can provide something like 30-50% performance boost in certain workloads.
And there is it!

To add some:

Threads are subsets of processes and can use multiple parts of the CPU/RAM while other threads in the process use others. Check your Resource Monitor and you'll find that many processes have vastly large amounts of 'threads'.
    
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