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Would it be better to have 6 cores on a 1090T or an i7 2600k with 4 cores HT'd?
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i7 2600K, no doubt.
post #3 of 22
The 1090T supports HyperTransit, so you would have 12 threads with it.
post #4 of 22
Comparing completely different architectures.

If you had an i7 with 8 cores and no HT vs a quad i7 with HT, they would perform the same in single threaded applications yet the 8 core would completely obliterate the HT CPU in parallel workloads.

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The 1090T supports HyperTransit, so you would have 12 threads with it.
Please....just no.
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Please....just no.

Perhaps some clarity for those of us not in the know?
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Originally Posted by STDSkillz;13075221 
The 1090T supports HyperTransit, so you would have 12 threads with it.

What on earth are you talking about?
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The 1090T supports HyperTransit, so you would have 12 threads with it.

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post #8 of 22
look here:
http://www.cpubenchmark.net/high_end_cpus.html
you will see just how much higher a i5 2500k is than the 1090T and it ONLY has 4 cores, i don't remember the site but it had a tool where you could compare certain cpus against each other... 2500k and 2600k just trounces the 1090T in every way imaginable
post #9 of 22
Does hypertransit ≠ hyperthreading? I thought the naming convention was different between the two processor brands, but not the meaning.
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Does hypertransit ≠ hyperthreading? I thought the naming convention was different between the two processor brands, but not the meaning.

No, not at all. And it's HyperTransport, not hyper transit. HyperTransport controls PCI bus lanes and bandwith. Hyper-Threading allows two threads to be run on a single core.
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