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Old 05-24-2010, 06:15 PM   #11
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Default Re: Why Single Cores outpace Duals and Tri's.

How about this:

OP, give us gaming benches of any single core cpu beating a decent multicore. And no old games are allowed. They have to be 2008 or newer. No freeware games either please


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Old 05-24-2010, 07:54 PM   #12
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Default Re: Why Single Cores outpace Duals and Tri's.

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Ummm most games are threaded for at least two cores nowadays. There are even quite a few that are threaded for four or more.

Games are one of the few types of programs that does benefit from multicore processors. and even if you do have a dual core with a single threaded program, the game will be able to use 50% (equivalent of a single core) leaving the other 50% Open for any background processes running.

I need to ask what the point of this thread is though. It seems to just be you being unable to accept that you are wrong, so you are dragging it out. Again.
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Old 05-24-2010, 10:26 PM   #13
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Default Re: Why Single Cores outpace Duals and Tri's.

What you described as the CPU using all it's power to a game and splits in half for another game when ran (Which I would find weird), that souns like the Intel HT technology.

Multi-cores can process more in a game than a single core, providing that it is well written for 2 cores or more, which is going popular.

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