The High Precision Event Timer (HPET) is a hardware timer used in personal
computers. It was developed jointly by Intel and Microsoft and has been
incorporated in PC chipsets since circa 2005. Formerly referred to by Intel as a
Apr 18, 2013 ... The High Precision Event Timer (HPET) is a hardware timer that has been
developed by Intel and Microsoft. HPET has been used in PC chipsets for nearly
a decade at the time of writing. Different timers may be used ...
IA-PC HPET Specification. Rev 1.0a. 2. LEGAL DISCLAIMER. THIS
SPECIFICATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITH NO WARRANTIES. WHATSOEVER
, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-.
INFRINGEMENT, FITNESS ...
Apr 25, 2018 ... A standard modern machine, with a default BIOS and a fresh Windows operating
system, will sit on the first situation in the table listed above: the BIOS has HPET
enabled, however it is not explicitly forced in the operating ...
The High Precision Event Timer (HPET) hardware follows a specification by Intel
and Microsoft, revision 1. Each HPET has one fixed-rate counter (at 10+ MHz,
hence "High Precision") and up to 32 comparators. Normally three or more ...
Oct 31, 2017 ... Preface. HPET, or High Precision Event Timer, is a piece of hardware designed
by Intel and Microsoft to replace older PIT and RTC. It consists of (usually 64-bit)
main counter (which counts up), as well as from 3 to 32 32 or 64 ...