What does HT LINK on Amd have to do with performance

I have a Phenom II x4 945 on a Gigbyte GA-MA78LM-S2 motherboard and the HT LINK is at 2000. I popped the chip into a cheapy motherboard, and MSI K9N6PGM2-V2 and the HT LINK is only 800, does this matter in terms of performance, I was thinking of leaving the chip in the cheap motherboard as the gigabyte unlocks a 4th core for another chip I have and i got the chip with the cheapy motherboard?

Thanks guys,

Mortimer
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  1. HT speed if the speed of the connection between the CPU and the RAM. Which is completely irrelevant if the HT is faster.
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