Disable Hyperthreading

Discussion in 'Performance Tweaking' started by meytro, Jun 24, 2015.

  1. Hey,

    I have a pretty simple question: Does it improve the singlethread performance of a Intel processor if you disable the Hyperthreading feature?
    And if it will: How much performance you get out of this if you just host one spigot instance on the whole server?
  2. Cldfire

    Cldfire Retired Moderator

    Quick google found this http://www.reddit.com/r/pcgaming/comments/2hti6m/why_does_disabling_hyperthreading_supposedly_give/ it appears it may help a bit.

    Just google "does disabling hyperthread increase singlethread performance" or something like that.
  3. Cldfire

    Cldfire Retired Moderator

    The above link was only 8 months old ^ hyperthreading hasn't changed much in that time, and I'm sure the CPU in your server is 8 months old or more anyway.

    But yes, they could probably give you a good answer.
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  4. RSNET-Radic


    It won't make a difference unless you're maxing out all of the cores and have other processes running in the background. If anything, you'll force a similar process as the software level, which will be much more inefficient than the hardware level.
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