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I agree as well. Dual core mulithreaded games are not anywhere on the horizon in the near future. SCCR made a comment in a similar thread that game designers aren't going to be jumping on the multithreaded software anytime soon and I agree. Games are driven much more by gpu than cpu and that trend is likely to continue. If you are doing multimedia tasks (and doing more than one of them simultaneously) then maybe a dual core is the way to go. I've never bought into the whole "opteron is better" concept either. Apparently, for a while (not any more), there were some steppings in opteron that were excellent for overclocking. Apparently the newer steppings are on par with the san diego athlons and now the opterons are more expensive. Single core cpu's are faster and in general overclock higher than dual core (and are cheaper). Don't buy a dual core hoping that 2 years down the road games are going to take advantage of it. I've already upgraded my cpu's on both systems 4 times in the last two years.
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