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Old 10-04-2006, 08:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I've noticed when i lower my HT multiplier from default 5x to 3x, i am more stable when i get up to and past 2.6GHz. will getting the extra 10MHz or so out of my processor outweigh the benifits of higher hyperthreading? should i leave the HT at 5x and be happy around 2.55GHz?

i know i could benchmark and find out, but i figured i'd just ask. i'll end up seeing for myself eventually, but its time consuming!
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Old 10-04-2006, 10:05 AM   #2 (permalink)
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hmm...I'm wondering the same. My X2 3800 is at 2.5GHz, but i can't MATHEMATICALLY make it go faster lol. It' like..this...or 2.8GHz. (10x multi is the only one that posts)
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HT is not HyperThreading, it is Hyper Transport. basically your FSB multiplied by the HT multiplier should be kept as near as possible to 1000MHz.
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