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from the alan wake dev team


The game is intend for multi core systems, one core to run the physics, one core to do the lighting, one core to run the game and another core to feed the GPU. Thats what alan wake was meant for and yes high quality physics and lighting wont be an option on dual core.
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post #12 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by shellofinsanity View Post
from the alan wake dev team


The game is intend for multi core systems, one core to run the physics, one core to do the lighting, one core to run the game and another core to feed the GPU. Thats what alan wake was meant for and yes high quality physics and lighting wont be an option on dual core.
Awesome man, thanks for finding that, i've been stating around that you need a quad core to max the game and people always call me crazy. You get some rep
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well its time to save those pennies, anyone want a e6400 that does 3.2ghz @ 1.38v for $150? lol
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post #14 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Awesome man, thanks for finding that, i've been stating around that you need a quad core to max the game and people always call me crazy. You get some rep
lol i watched IDF steaming lol it was covered in there, just download a copy of 2007 IDF and you will get all that info.
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Definitely you should go for an upgrade in graphics. A CPU isn't going to offer you much more gaming performance.
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post #16 of 25
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I've made up my mind: quad core

maybe ill get another card in a year (9800? lol)
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post #17 of 25
Do wait in this case

July 22

Q6600 will drop to around $270.
    
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post #18 of 25
Whats the estimated price drops after july 22nd...dont know if I'll have 270 saved up by then.
    
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post #19 of 25
did anyone else watch IDF or was it just me?
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post #20 of 25
all this talk is makeing me think of building a quad rig =(

im nto ready for a new mobo and ram at allll
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