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hypertreading it need software or not

teera asked
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Last Modified: 2010-04-26
Does Hypertreading need any soft ware or it hardware no need soft ware to control
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No, in order to enable hyperthreading you need to have the hyperthreading option in the Bios enabled. Hyperthreading is controlled in the Bios and not by software that you install.


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Hyperthreading is hardware.
You need several things to use it including a compatable Operating System.

Applications that do not support it will get little or no benifit from it.

They have also discovered a security problem with the technology.
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