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If you don't see high CPU utilization either way, is weird to have a big difference with HT on/off.
In most cases HT is not really needed or utilized. It is all about 1-2 cores being as fast as possible and the most important factor for gaming performance remains the GPU.
A modern <$100 CPU and a $250< GPU will always be better than the other way around for gaming.

Ofc that is the complete oposite of cinebench etc rendering applications/benchmarks, which are 100% CPU based and love CPU cores/threads.
Using them to predict gaming performance or even overal system responsiveness is wrong, as those cater for a very limited niche.
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