Generically speaking, what are the characteristics of applications that perform worse when hyperthreading is enabled?

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What applications perform better when Intel Hyperthreading technology is used?

Hyperthreading generally improves performance by interleaving two threads in a single execution pipeline. This reduces wasted CPU cycles due to pipeline stalls and cache misses, and doubles the number of logical processors visible to the operating system, but it also increases latency and contention for the c...

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