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i was arguing with my friend over this he claims it can use 6 cores and i honestly doubt it uses more than 2 much like crysis 1.

so how many cores can it actually use?
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post #2 of 11
2 just like you thought.

Now BFBC2 can use up to 6 physical cores (the logical cores stay inactive).
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2 just like you thought.

Now BFBC2 can use up to 6 physical cores (the logical cores stay inactive).
okay thats what i figured +1
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2 just like you thought.

Now BFBC2 can use up to 6 physical cores (the logical cores stay inactive).
Really ? I thought it was able to use 4 cores. Can you point me to a website that sheds some light on this matter ?
 
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post #5 of 11
Quad.. Dual core is ok
post #6 of 11
However many an Xbox 360 can use.
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which is basically 3 cores for XBOX 360 but BC2 been known to utilize the Thurban 6 cores tho dunno how efficiently tho
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post #8 of 11
crysis 2 can use 4 cores. i've seen the graph of CPU usage and all cores are active.
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post #9 of 11
On my quad I see use on all 4.
But that doesn't mean that it is coded to use 4 cores.

Lets say I have a quad, and im playing a game designed to use only 2 cores. Assuming the game maxes out a dual core @ whatever speed my quad is at ill see 25% load on all cores.
It all has to do with how the game is programmed. Some only use the physical cores they are designed to, some just report needs to the OS and have whatever cores are available split the load, and some do a mix. But all are designed with a certain number of cores in mind.
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post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by james8 View Post
crysis 2 can use 4 cores. i've seen the graph of CPU usage and all cores are active.
Can it hit 100% usage on all cores? If not, it's probably not a quad-core optimized game. If it peaks at 50% usage, it's still only "using" two cores, but your computer further splits the workload.

Edit: Phil largely beat me to it.
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