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Old 12-25-2004, 02:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Hyperthreading--a must? or bust?

I really don't know what hyperthreading is and what it does; thus, I don't know if I need it.
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Old 12-25-2004, 03:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i heard it lets you run many different programs/tasks at once
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Old 12-25-2004, 03:55 PM   #3 (permalink)
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your computer thinks it has 2 CPU's when it actually only has one. its great for multitasking and stuff thats heavy on the CPU. doesn't really help for gaming and stuff
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