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In IBT what does the number of threads do for the test? Instead of Auto what should it be set to if you have an X6 core and 16Gig ram
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Set it to 6 threads or auto. If you use a chip that doesnt use Hyperthreading you set the threads to the number of cores you have. Your AMD Phenom II x6 doesnt use it so it has 6 threads.

If you were to use a 4 core i7-2600K with Hyperthreading enabled you would want to set it to 8 threads.
Edited by Shaded War - 10/13/11 at 10:05pm
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Yep, 6 threads or Auto. Exceeding 6 will function, but then it'll be a less-effective test. Auto will always use 6.
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