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post #1 of 12
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I was just wondering if anyone has had experience with the AMD Dual Core optimizer utility off of AMD'S website? If they have or know someone who has downloaded and installed it- Is it worth it? What's it about?

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post #2 of 12
if you have SP2 windows you don't need it. i've never installed it and my dual core works just fine...
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post #3 of 12
Same here, after a borked XP sp2 I reinstalled it sans the dual core optimizer to see if there was a difference. I didn't notice any, everything benches the same. From now on I only install software/updates as needed (except virus and firewall updates I always keep current) where as before I think I over bloated XP with optimizers, tweakers, and the like.
    
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post #4 of 12
I've been having problems w/ my computer lately, then in installed the dualcore optimizer and the hotfix and it doesn't mess up as much (earlier i was getting dropped 2/3 games from Battlefield 2142. Now, it's once every like 4 games)
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I actually installed dual-core omptimizer and it completely bricked my windows install. Had to boot it into safe mode and disable it from start-up.
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post #6 of 12
I don't use it... I just use SP2 no problems...

and as for your BF 2142 problems, thats probably just BF, its buggy as hell still. It'll randomly say my internet connection is gone but if I check my graphs It never dropped.

Thier still updating, quite buggy sometimes still.
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post #7 of 12
I installed it, made no difference, whatever. I don't know what the deal is.
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post #8 of 12
^Same^ on my x2 3800
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post #9 of 12
I try both,installed and unistalled.Now the only one I have now is the optimizer.The hotfix don't work with me.Some old games go slower and laggie with the hotfix.With the optimizer goes fine.
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post #10 of 12
I'm also interested in this? I installed it but I don't know how to tell if it is working? Is there someway to test if you need it or not?
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