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2600k HT...on or off?

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Has anyone seen or done any benchmarks with a program like Cinebench (or any very well made, multi threaded bench) to see if your score goes up or down if you turn off Hyperthreading?

I was going to test it out, but none of my 2600k machines are attached to monitors...figured I'd check first here to save myself the potential pain in the arse of lugging a monitor downstairs to see.
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look for some 2500k benches, thats about what you'd get assuming their the same clock.
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It's a multithreaded application so yes, turning off HT should reduce your scores.

You can basically mark it up as as an i5 2500k when you turn of HT.

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/287?vs=288

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I would keep it ON...

With HT Enabled: Slightly worse (or equal) performance in programs that don't support HT, and huge performance gains in the programs that do. Yes, HT does cause a performance loss in some applications.
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