Enable hyperthreading in i5 3550 Tags: CPUs Intel i5 Last response: October 17, 2012 4:09 AM in CPUs Share bng13 October 17, 2012 1:22:38 AM is it possible to enable hyperthreading in i5 3550? how? More about : enable hyperthreading 3550 Reply to bng13 obsama1 a b à CPUs October 17, 2012 1:27:07 AM No. It's not built in. Only the i7's and i3's have hyperthreading. Reply to obsama1 m 0 l jaguarskx a c 471 à CPUs October 17, 2012 1:29:16 AM Yep. It's kinda hard to enable something that is not there. Reply to jaguarskx m 0 l Related resources Do I need a new CPU cooler to OC i5 3550? - Forum i5 3550 for GTX 780 - Forum which processor should i go with AMD FX 8350 or Intel Core i5 3550 - Forum I5 3550 + gtx r9 270x - Forum Best GPU for i5 3550? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer bng13 October 17, 2012 2:04:24 AM how much will it affect on performance? Reply to bng13 m 0 l jaguarskx a c 471 à CPUs October 17, 2012 2:12:44 AM Games... 0%... actually HT on average decreases performance by 1% - 2%. For programs designed to use HT, it depends on how well it is implemented. It can vary anywhere between 10% - 40%. Reply to jaguarskx m 0 l bng13 October 17, 2012 2:50:30 AM can you give example of that kind of application that uses hyper theadeing extensively? Reply to bng13 m 0 l jaguarskx a c 471 à CPUs October 17, 2012 4:09:31 AM Programs that can use HT if it has been designed to do so. Video encoding, 3D Rendering, image processing (i.e. photoshop), massive databases, financial and scientific modelling, file compression programs. Reply to jaguarskx m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedIntel Core i5 3550 Boxed 3.3GHz 3rd Generation or AMD FX-6300 Forum Solvedp8z77-v-lx and i5 3550. Noob here. Forum SolvedI5 3550 bottlenecks a 780 ti? Forum Enable or Disable Hyper-Threading on a 4770k? Forum SolvedWill an i5 3550 Bottleneck Next-Gen GPU's? Forum SolvedI5 3550 budget build Forum SolvedHyperThreading supported on Intel Core i5 ??? Forum SolvedWould my i5 3550 bottleneck my 2x 670s in sli? Forum SolvedI5 3550p Stock cooler? Forum Solvedi5 3550 Too high idle and load temperature? Forum SolvedWill an i5 3550 Bottleneck a GTX 770? Forum SolvedWhat is my rig doing with the i5 3550 hd graphics 2500? Forum SolvedShould a buy the AMD FX 8350 with a GTX 660 or a i5 3550 with a GTX 650 ti 1GB. Forum SolvedIS 1866MHz or more FSB ram will work at 1866MHz or 2000MHz with i5 3550 CPU Forum SolvedIntel i5 3550 ovrerclock? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !