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The Core i7s released, but all of them are Quad. Do u guys think that there will be more softwares and games that will take full advantage of Quads soon? So the Quads can outperform all Duo when gaming even Quad @ 3.6GHz and Duo @ 4.0Ghz+.

Are there gonna be some Dual core in the i7 family? What about the Phenom II, all Quads?
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Phantom II are all quads. Games will be getting used to quads soon so if its in your price range quads are the way to go.
    
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I dont think they will make duos, seems kinda like a step back. Im sure more and more software will come out supporting quads though. Next thing we will see is 6 cores then 8 LOL ;-)
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If a game take full advantage of Quad, will 3.6 Quad out perform 4.0GHz+ duo?
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Originally Posted by Silver_WRX02 View Post
If a game take full advantage of Quad, will 3.6 Quad out perform 4.0GHz+ duo?
I would think so.
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Originally Posted by Silver_WRX02 View Post
If a game take full advantage of Quad, will 3.6 Quad out perform 4.0GHz+ duo?
If the game fully utilizes quads, then yes.
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Originally Posted by br3nd064 View Post
If the game fully utilizes quads, then yes.
Yep, of course.
    
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Originally Posted by legendor View Post
Yep, of course.


But what if to use all 4 cores he had to turn away from those who raised him and become an outlaw, destined to be alone with only his 4 cores as companions.

Which one would be faster, then?
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