Updated: 05/21/2018 by Computer Hope

Sometimes abbreviated as HT, HyperTransport is an open replacement for the computer FSB, as well as other legacy bridges and buses originally developed by AMD. HyperTransport was code-named LDT (Lightning Data Transfer) and today is used in computers, servers, and other high-performance networking and communications equipment.


HyperTransport should not be confused with Hyper-Threading, which is an Intel technology.

HyperTransport was first introduced on April 2, 2001. The initial release of HyperTransport had a top signaling rate of 1.6 GHz on each wire pair and a peak aggregate bandwidth of 12.8 Gbps.

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