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IMO, they don't know what they are doing. I have HT on and don't have any stuttering issues. Also, you have to take into consideration 1st gen i7s such as the 920, etc. HT wasn't that great for those cpus. And to further solidify that fact someone created a thread suggesting that lower the mouse sensitive (I suggest both sliders) removed all stuttering. I had already did that as the mouse sensitivity was to high for me at default settings.
You can even see the 2500k outperforming the 2600k in a couple of games in the early sandybridge reviews.

Its not going to be a problem in every game but for gaming HT still hurts more than it helps.
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Couldn't you just assign affinity to even core numbers and get the same benefit?
 
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This is an interesting thread. I hadn't considered HyperThreading having any negative effect on BF3. I don't think I have any stuttering in BF3 but I guess nothing replaces a good test. Not that I mind changing HyperThreading to on and off but it's a bit of a hassle to keep rebooting when you want to do something else (e.g. 3ds Max instead of gaming).
    
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Originally Posted by CallsignVega View Post
I've never seen a game run better with HT on versus off. BF3 is no exception. HT off = better game performance, better overclock ability and less heat.
Makes me worry about my upcoming SB-E purchase
 
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post #45 of 53
I get zero micro-stuttering in BF3 on my 120Hz eyefinity setup. Although with my 2x 6990 I keep FPS at a minimum of 120 FPS.
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Is THAT what those green flashes are?? Had no idea it had to do with HT. In that case, tonight ill try turning it off in the BIOS.

Before I just turned off Multi-Threaded application support, in the NVidia Control Panel.

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post #47 of 53
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I get zero micro-stuttering in BF3 on my 120Hz eyefinity setup. Although with my 2x 6990 I keep FPS at a minimum of 120 FPS.
What settings are you using to get 120fps at that res? I'm averaging just over 100 with all ultra on a single 30".
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i did not notice any difference with HT on or off ... still a solid 60fps looking awesome and playing like silk on ultra
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Green flashes have nothing to do with HT, it is a problem within the game that needs patching.

I've tested this out for myself with HT on or off, the green flashes still appear randomly.
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post #50 of 53
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What settings are you using to get 120fps at that res? I'm averaging just over 100 with all ultra on a single 30".
I have most things on low to prevent any hint of micro-stuttering at this resolution. 120FPS is pretty much the minimum, if I uncap my Bandicam it goes all the way from 120-200 FPS.
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