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mmm, do you multitask? eg. itunes plus game plus firefox open dl'ing sumthing? if so then yes, plus a q9300-9400 have quite high overclocks
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Also nobody mentioned: do you encode dvd's? rip CDs to mp3? audio/video work benefits almost linearly by going from dual to quad core.
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Benny this is what i found from a quick search dude:


http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/...runs-quad-core
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Originally Posted by yannis7777 View Post
Benny this is what i found from a quick search dude:


http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/...runs-quad-core
Lol yes Crytek Said that it will run better on quads however it dosent .

Plus that stuff you linked is ancient

07-26-2007
post #15 of 66
Well still do you have any proof about this from a real test or is it that you believe things to be so? Saying this I do not doubt what you claim but if Crytek makes such false claims then this is bad news!
EDIT: The age of the link is irrelevant to the point and the question remains, have you got any proof from a real test that can support your claim?
Edited by yannis7777 - 5/13/08 at 6:17am
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for gaming no for multi tasking yes, in general you couldnt go wrong with a quad although I cant see this generation of quads holding out long enough to see in when quads are truely utalised im guessing there will be somthing bigger and better about by the time this happens
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post #17 of 66
Quote:
Originally Posted by yannis7777 View Post
Well still you have any proof about this from a real test? I do not doubt what you claim but if Crytek makes such false claims then this is bad news!
Yes i used to own a Q6600 B3 which ive got in my room and not using it.

I saw no difference between my Q6600 and E6750.
post #18 of 66
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Originally Posted by Benny99 View Post

No game at the current point in time benefits or utilizes a quad core
http://enthusiast.hardocp.com/articl...50aHVzaWFzdA==
post #19 of 66
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Originally Posted by Sporx View Post
Interesting

Again thats dated March 26 2007

I dunno if anyone can actually confirm that or is it just a load of hog wash.
post #20 of 66
Quote:
Originally Posted by yannis7777 View Post
Well still do you have any proof about this from a real test or is it that you believe things to be so? Saying this I do not doubt what you claim but if Crytek makes such false claims then this is bad news!
EDIT: The age of the link is irrelevant to the point and the question remains, have you got any proof from a real test that can support your claim?
Why are u getting so defense ?

I see you have a Q6600

You can keep thinking that a quad core benefits crysis , but in reality it dosent.
Edited by Benny99 - 5/13/08 at 6:25am
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