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 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. jaguarskx a c 318 à CPUs October 17, 2012 1:29:16 AM Yep. It's kinda hard to enable something that is not there. Related resources I5 3550 k for MMO gaming? - Forum How to enable hyper-threading ? - Forum Ok i5 processor for gaming. - Forum Enable hyperthreading - Forum I5 2500K upgrade to i7 3820? - 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? jaguarskx a c 318 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%. bng13 October 17, 2012 2:50:30 AM can you give example of that kind of application that uses hyper theadeing extensively? jaguarskx a c 318 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumI5 750 2010 with HyperThreading ... released when? ForumHow do I disable hyperthreading for my i7 3770k? ForumHyperthreading affect non multithreaded performance? ForumHyperthreading , does it help gaming now? ForumDoes hyper-threading really mean twice the power?? ForumIs hyperthreading in gaming a BIG difference? ForumNoob question about hyper-threading ForumDoes CPU hyper-threading have any performance effect on PC games? ForumHyperthreading ForumHyperThreading ForumHyperthreading ForumIs this compatible? Forum[Solved] I5 3550. ForumI5 3550 vs i5 2500 ? ForumDoes an i7 with HyperThreading off symply become a i5 with more L3 cache ? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !