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I just installed AVG 8.0 PRO and to my surprise it offered multiple core support. I did notice an improvement in scanning times by a few minutes. Also when scanning you can set it to fastScan which will utilize more system resources but offer faster scanning.

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# New High Performance Scanning Engine– AVG has reengineered the scanning engine from the ground up to tackle viruses and spyware in a single pass, delivering improved performance and speed through support for multi-core computers, reduced system resource requirements, and streamlined maintenance.
http://www.grisoft.com/ww.90627
Edited by 1RonMan - 5/27/08 at 2:06am
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post #2 of 13
Interesting. I thought the fast scan option was just to pick up major threats only
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Nice to see it has multiple core support now. Wonder if Avast supports multiple cores. I find Avast to be better than AVG since it has real-time scanning. It's caught viruses in downloads before the file has even been downloaded which is not the case with AVG since it only does periodic scans.
 
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post #4 of 13
Does the free version offer that as well?
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Ahhh another reason why I love the fact I got a Q6600 coming my way....
    
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Does the free version offer that as well?
Downloading Free AVG 8.0 at the moment. I'll tell you how it goes. I'm also curious about how many cores it will use.
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Downloading Free AVG 8.0 at the moment. I'll tell you how it goes. I'm also curious about how many cores it will use.
Same! 3 mins left
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Same! 3 mins left
11 minutes. Download.com stinks.
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post #9 of 13
I have been using AVG free for years, and this version is the best so far.....
 
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post #10 of 13
Yep I have AVG 8.0 Pro and its all good.
 
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