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I maxed out my cpu by streaming hd movies to my xbox360 and playing bf3. At the same time.
Think i need a hex core.
Worse than crack.
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Worse than crack.
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post #12 of 34
Folding
Video encoding/rendering
Running the next Facebook or Twitter

Or give it to your parents so they don't trust a HP-branded piece of garbage
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I manage to max out my 4 cores n 6 gigs of ram when video editing/photoshop/ after effects, wish I had a hex core
Same, I can't wait for intel to release a mainstream 8 or 12 core.
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Folding
Video encoding/rendering
Running the next Facebook or Twitter

Or give it to your parents so they don't trust a HP-branded piece of garbage
I think anyone who didnt know a decent bit about computers would struggle to use my BSOD ridden computer.
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Playing games while doing other things (4 cores for the game, 2 cores for encoding video or folding or whatever you fancy).
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Playing games while doing other things (4 cores for the game, 2 cores for encoding video or folding or whatever you fancy).
I did plan on using xfire and recording lets say some WoW gameplay, but it doesnt seem to run any faster with my cpu/ram upgrade, i think my crappy hard drive is to blame.
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post #17 of 34
Folding!!
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I did plan on using xfire and recording lets say some WoW gameplay, but it doesnt seem to run any faster with my cpu/ram upgrade, i think my crappy hard drive is to blame.
And you'd be right. Game recording requires at least 2 HDDs (one for Windows + the game, one for writing the video files) if you want decent speeds.
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post #19 of 34
make/build some levels in UDK...that always puts the load on my processor.
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x6's aren't for games... it's for some program usage.... like video/photo editing, server usage, using more than 5-6 applications that uses more cpu ... etc etc...
for now the best bang for buck gaming cpu from AMD is Phenom 955 (CHEAPER, FASTER, COOLER, RUNS WELL, OVERCLOCKS WELL)
    
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