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I've seen it help with some games and stuttering though.
yeah i had to install it on my Laptop in order to run unreal 99 GOTY without studders at a LAN .....gotta love GOTY
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Yeah it cured my stutters in COH, and been using it since, cant say if it helps on my newer games as its been installed before I got them.
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Eh Try AMD Overdrive, it Works With a 7 Series AMD chipsets and a few of the 6 Series
    
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Thanks guys, I think I won't bother with it unless it stutters while playing games.
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What on earth is a dual core optimizer?
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AMD Dual-Core Optimizer - The AMD Dual-Core Optimizer can help improve some PC gaming video performance by compensating for those applications that bypass the Windows API for timing by directly using the RDTSC (Read Time Stamp Counter) instruction. Applications that rely on RDTSC do not benefit from the logic in the operating system to properly account for the affect of power management mechanisms on the rate at which a processor core's Time Stamp Counter (TSC) is incremented. The AMD Dual-Core Optimizer helps to correct the resulting video performance effects or other incorrect timing effects that these applications may experience on dual-core processor systems, by periodically adjusting the core time-stamp-counters, so that they are synchronized.
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Eh Try AMD Overdrive, it Works With a 7 Series AMD chipsets and a few of the 6 Series
We are talking about an app that solves some compatibility/performance issues. We are not talking about overclocking software.
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