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I agree with all the previous posters except some 2011 games that are very optimized for multi-core CPUs can nearly max it out as long as you are not bottlenecked by your GPU and you have the settings high enough. For example, The Witcher 2 at 5960x1080 nvidia surround with almost max settings pretty much fully utilizes all the power of my sig rig and pushes every component (even the PSU) to the limit
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Fold!!!
   
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Originally Posted by Paradigm Shifter View Post
Virtual Machines.

Running an OS inside an OS, whether for testing or isolation purposes.


You could run Ubuntu or Fedora or whatever on 2 of your cores and always have it up and running for whatever.

Did I mention a six-core folder makes a great space heater during the winter months?

EDIT: I kno ur tired of hearing people say fold, had to throw that in there tho. Really though, thats what happens when people end up with those crazy water-cooled SR2 rigs that can run like 24 threads but they dont actually have a purpose for it.
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I guess I'm gonna get into folding a bit more then, and after I get a new PSU, back up to 3.7GHZ with my cpu! I had it max out at 42C at 3.7ghz and 1.5v vcore... I think those are good temps.
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