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Old 11-07-10, 06:51 PM
Br1t1shB33f Br1t1shB33f is offline
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Disabling Hypertreading good ??

Hi guys a small question for views and ideas regarding Disabling the Hyper theading to gain performance in some programs.

I recently heard from a friend that turning the Hyperthreding off on my Intel i7 920 might help with game performance.

Any experiences in this would be great thx guys

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CPU Intel Core i7 920 D0 @ 4.01Ghz



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RAM Patriot Viper 6GB(3x2G 1600Mhz Tri channel

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Old 11-07-10, 11:10 PM
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i dont think it would help performance but when its disabled some people can get higher clocks
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Old 11-07-10, 11:37 PM
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It's not a case of gaining performance in games I don't think but more of getting them to run in the first place. Fallout 3 for example is not coded to see more than two cores, so running it with any more just makes it crash. Dirt is another classic case, HATED the I7.
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Old 12-07-10, 06:37 PM
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Fallout 3 seems to behave very well on my quad with HT running. HT increases the heat, which means that you may get better overclocks with no HT. I run with it on, and on intelburn test in a hot room the chip still gets into the low 70s.
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Old 23-07-10, 10:15 PM
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You'll gain some performance in some programs/games with disabling hyper threading. And it will also keep your processor cooler.
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