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i noticed the option to deactivate HT in my BIOS. i was wondering what i should expect performance-wise if i do it. from waht i've read, HT is not that great


i mostly play game, but i do some avi-to-dvd from time to time, and i do a lot of dvd-burning and dvd-reading


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DONT, that would be very dumb
HT is a good feature, it kept intel afloat during rough times imo
expect a 10-20% noticable decrease in performance
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blaa i know nothing of this subject....
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Any multithreaded program will benefit from HT. And all the new games will be multithreaded so it will help with them.
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thank you for the answers. i will not disable it then
    
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Any multithreaded program will benefit from HT. And all the new games will be multithreaded so it will help with them.
Yep, & HT is good for background programs...(Including antivirus softwares)
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