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Wow i didnt know some people held their gear to heart hahaha.
Im the type that looks for the best hardware for my personal interest, and my interest is performance.
I care, therefore i share (omg that rhymes...sometimes lol im a poet and i didnt know it ^_^)
Anyhow, HT helps. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Denim-187 View Post

Wow i didnt know some people held their gear to heart hahaha.
Im the type that looks for the best hardware for my personal interest, and my interest is performance.
I care, therefore i share (omg that rhymes...sometimes lol im a poet and i didnt know it ^_^)
Anyhow, HT helps. thumb.gif

I think most of us are just looking for some real world numbers dude... other than a screenshot of MSI AB showing GPU usage. That doesn't really prove anything...
We'd be a lot more appreciative of this thread if you took the time to find those, or heck, even give it a shot at testing yourself with a 2500k which has no HT vs 2600k HT on and HT off.

I don't think it is fair to say that people are "butthurt" just because they are owners of a 2500k, or that they hold their gear to their heart. I bet some would happily switch to a 2600k if shown that it does offer a noticeable improvement. Also who's to say a 2500k with a good OC won't provide the same benefit wink.gif
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I think most of us are just looking for some real world numbers dude... other than a screenshot of MSI AB showing GPU usage. That doesn't really prove anything...
We'd be a lot more appreciative of this thread if you took the time to find those, or heck, even give it a shot at testing yourself with a 2500k which has no HT vs 2600k HT on and HT off.
I don't think it is fair to say that people are "butthurt" just because they are owners of a 2500k, or that they hold their gear to their heart. I bet some would happily switch to a 2600k if shown that it does offer a noticeable improvement. Also who's to say a 2500k with a good OC won't provide the same benefit wink.gif

hes a lost cause, just let him be the man with his HT while we just try to keep up with are inferior computers.
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hes a lost cause, just let him be the man with his HT while we just try to keep up with are inferior computers.

I'm just trying to be rational and explain to him that his OP warrants squat, nor does it prove the topic of the thread.

P.S, I'm Aussie, so you're previous post about Aussie logic clearly doesn't apply tongue.gif
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lol it's threads like these that make me happy that I got my 2700K through the Intel Retail Edge program for a little over $100.
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Originally Posted by 77bigmac77 View Post

hes a lost cause, just let him be the man with his HT while we just try to keep up with are inferior computers.

What he's really trying to do..Is justify to himself that he made the right decision in getting not only the 4-core/hyper-threaded model..but the pointlessly more expensive 4-core hyper-threaded model :lachen.gif:

aw...no 3930K? or 3960X?
^That would yield better performance..Since you're into paying so much for cpus

PS... I bet your 2700K doesn't clock as high as my 2500K tongue.gif

and no..i'm not emotionally attached to it..probably will sell it on here..to build some kinda funky OCing platform :lachen.gif:
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Hyper Threading is only helpful if the program is written so inefficiently that there is downtime on the pipeline. If the pipeline is constantly in use, threads get stuck holding information and it's a hindrance. I don't think games will ever be intentionally written to have an idle pipeline because it's a terrible way to code.
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Well if there was 30$ between the two cpus, you could say why get 2500k ? Not when there's 100$. Because you are using the best Sandy cpu with 2 best GPU at the moment. That's not gonna be recommended anywhere. I'm not talking about "you don't get any benefits", but you can't justify the cost, it's the top of the line.
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Hyper Threading is only helpful if the program is written so inefficiently that there is downtime on the pipeline. If the pipeline is constantly in use, threads get stuck holding information and it's a hindrance. I don't think games will ever be intentionally written to have an idle pipeline because it's a terrible way to code.

What?
One of the main benefits of multi-threading is to execute or calculate things in parallel and when done correctly can yield a significant performance boost.
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Ok I it's becoming more obvious your a troll or some snot nosed teenager. Good luck trying to tell everyone they are wrong thumb.gif

 

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