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Can someone please give me a list? I've been trying to research on Google but I cant seem to get a direct answer.

I heard Crysis 3 and Battlefield 4 utilize 8 cores.....is this true?
post #2 of 7
the problem with modern gamer is they enjoy watching benchmark results more then they do playing the game....

if a game can use 16 cores then it's surely a better game then something that can only use 2 cores right? biggrin.gif so you really should only play games that can use 32 cores and everything would be fine smile.gif why limit yourself to 8 cores. use cloud gaming and that should open you up to like millions of cores for your game biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by psyclum View Post

the problem with modern gamer is they enjoy watching benchmark results more then they do playing the game....

if a game can use 16 cores then it's surely a better game then something that can only use 2 cores right? biggrin.gif so you really should only play games that can use 32 cores and everything would be fine smile.gif why limit yourself to 8 cores. use cloud gaming and that should open you up to like millions of cores for your game biggrin.gif

Speak for yourself. My most played games is Black Ops 2 and even with all the eye candy on with 4x MSAA I play with v-sync and I'm happy with my 50% cpu and gpu usage will never dipping below the 60 fps
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Dunno about Crysis but yes BF3 and 4 can use up to 8 threads.

Also valves source engine supposedly with a cvar command tweak you can specify how many threads you want.
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farcry made the i5's poop themselves but the FX6300 and FX 8xxx series were staying above 40 fps w/ 7870/gtx 660 (mid ranged cards)
Edited by Spectre- - 11/21/13 at 4:14am
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farcry made the i5's poop themselves but the FX6300 and FX 8xxx series were staying above 40 fps w/ 7870/gtx 660 (mid ranged cards)
lets not get to far ahead of ourselves



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lets not get to far ahead of ourselves




woops wrong game

i was meant to say the crysis 3

i was playing farcry at the time

2500k is slower than FX 6300 on crysis 3 due to its use of more threads
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