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Is hyperthreading usefull for streaming?

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I am looking at 2500k and 2600k, difference is the price and the threading. I mainly want to stream League of Legends on Justintv and such, is 2600k's HT useful?

or should i save the money and go with 2500k?
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2500k

Your upload speed is more important.
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2500k is more than enough for livestreaming


what you need is an internet that has high upload speed (1mbps minimum) if you want to be able to livestream smoothly


you might also consider getting a RAID 0 just incase you plan to record you livestreams so you won't experience LAG or stuttering ingame while playing, livestreaming and recording at the same time due to insufficient hard drive speed
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