Everything slows down a bit without Hyper-Threading, but the four compression tools still finish in the same order. The archive file sizes also stay the same. Once again, 7-Zip is the clear winner.
- Compression: Your Data, On A Diet
- 7-Zip 9.28b
- MagicRAR 8.0
- WinRAR 4.2
- WinZip 17 Pro
- Benchmark System, Software, And Settings
- Results: Proprietary Formats, HT Enabled
- Results: Proprietary Formats, HT Disabled
- Results: ZIP Format, HT Enabled
- Results: ZIP Format, HT Disabled
- Hyper-Threading Comparison: Proprietary And ZIP
- WinZip: OpenCL Versus CPU Performance
- And The Undisputed Winner Is...
Ask a Category Expert