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I am wondering turning HT off for Overclocking??

How much of a difference does HT make ??
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Hyper threading makes a difference in applications that allow use of four cpu cores or more. SO such work as in photoshop, video edit, video encoding. There will be a difference, for me my hyper threading cuts back my video encoding time by 15%.

However for everyday work and such and gaming i would turn it off and just go with a moderately stable overclock. Nothing balls to the wall.
Edited by lilraver018 - 4/2/11 at 10:12am
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Does Hyper-threading hinder overclocking? Raise temperatures?
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Does Hyper-threading hinder overclocking? Raise temperatures?
Yeah it typically does as well as increase the amount of voltage needed for a clock speed.
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By how much?

I saw this...

http://www.techspot.com/review/379-c...nce/page8.html

...and thought maybe I should consider the Core i7 2600K for longevity (note the Core i3, a dual core with Hyper-threading, beating out the Core 2 Quad Q6600). I might be upgrading sometime in the somewhat soon/distant future, and was originally going to go with a Core i5 2500K, but then reconsidered since I want it to last a while. I totally forgot to think Hyper-threading might impact temperatures and overclocking.
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