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Old 06-02-2006, 12:04 PM   #4
Rob Williams
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Usually I associate "Enthusiasts" with "Gamers". So how does even a Dual Core CPU benefit our gaming right now? It doesn't.. plain and simple. There are games out that do support Dual Core, I admit. There are even more on the way. But, we are in the 'bleeding edge' stage of that technology.

So throw four cores in a machine. That should technically speaking, make 0% difference in our games. Unless of course, AMD emulates both CPU's to act as one. Then we may see differences in CPU intensive games.. like HL2. But who has a computer so crappy, that it can't run HL2 reliably?
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