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Does the i5 2500k have HT ?

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November 18, 2010 8:56:15 PM

Does the core i5 2500k have HT ? If not then why did the 2400 in Anadtech preview have it? Isn't it supposed to be the same thing ad 2500 with lower clock speed?

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a c 131 à CPUs
November 18, 2010 9:46:06 PM

Can you link us to the anandtech preview?
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a c 325 à CPUs
November 19, 2010 12:03:04 AM

1) 2500 of any type does not have hyperthreading.
It is the 2600 that has hyperthreading, a higher clock, and a larger cache.
the 2400 has a lower clock.
2) Anandtech had a engineering sample. Production specks could change.
3) Here is the link:
http://www.anandtech.com/show/3871/the-sandy-bridge-pre...
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November 19, 2010 12:47:52 PM

^ Yep, Intel gave Anandtech an engineering sample of the i5-2400, according to the article, and it had hyperthreading enabled but no working turbo. If you want working HT on a quad-core Sandy Bridge that you can actually buy, you'll need to get either the 2600K or 2600. However it appears the hardware for HT exists on the 2500, 2500K and 2400 models at least. I wonder if some smart mobo OEM will find a way to "unlock" the HT hardware :p ..
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February 25, 2012 8:58:37 PM

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February 25, 2012 8:58:38 PM

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