Hyper-Threading Technology, developed by Intel®, enables a single processor to execute multiple
threads of instructions simultaneously. Hyper-Threading Technology enables the processor to utilize its
execution resources more efficiently, delivering performance increases and improving user productivity.
Not all applications or environments benefit from the Hyper-Threading Technology. Hyper-Threading is
most beneficial in multi-tasking environments.
5000 Series processors.
To see if Hyper-Threading Technology can benefit you, test your system by enabling the feature. To do
this, run Computer Setup (F10) during the boot process and select Advanced>Power-On
Option>Hyper-Threading, and enable Hyper-Threading Technology.
technology is detected by the system and is turned on in the operating system after it is enabled
in the system BIOS.
For more information about the Hyper-Threading Technology, see Intel's website at
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On the HP xw8400 Workstation, Hyper-threading is only supported on Intel Xeon(TM)
HP recommends using Hyper-Threading Technology with Windows XP systems. This