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I actually meant to reply to him yesterday, but the convo got somewhat deviated

Makes sense that it is using 3.

But that's damn impressive.
Damn straight it is. Why the hell don't we have full 6 usage yet!?
 
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Damn straight it is. Why the hell don't we have full 6 usage yet!?
That will take a long while, I'm afraid.

By the time games come out requiring 4 cores or 6 cores, both our CPUs will be old. Like, old really.
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For the people hoping for HW3 are in luck, THQ bought Relic from Vivendi shortly after HW2 came out. Early this year, THQ/Relic bought the rights from Vivendi. Relic has also hinted at HW3 in a few interviews.
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That's great news!

Now, if only it came out in 2011. It would be the best gaming year, ever.
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That's great news!

Now, if only it came out in 2011. It would be the best gaming year, ever.
It already is.
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It already is.
True

Crysis 2, Dead Space 2, Deus Ex 3, Mass Effect 3, Dragon Age 2!

These 5 games will be enough to keep me busy all year!
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True

Crysis 2, Dead Space 2, Deus Ex 3, Mass Effect 3, Dragon Age 2!

These 5 games will be enough to keep me busy all year!
My list consists of Crysis 2, Bulletstorm, DiRT 3, TDU2, and hopefully Diablo 3. Still, it looks like an amazing year for gaming.

BTW notice how many of the games, people are looking forward to, are sequels. The industry lives off of the names and just pumps out more games in the same series.
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My list consists of Crysis 2, Bulletstorm, DiRT 3, TDU2, and hopefully Diablo 3. Still, it looks like an amazing year for gaming.

BTW notice how many of the games, people are looking forward to, are sequels. The industry lives off of the names and just pumps out more games in the same series.
But these are sequels to already proven awesome games.

They aren't just spitting out crap with a famous name tag on it.
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But these are sequels to already proven awesome games.

They aren't just spitting out crap with a famous name tag on it.
I understand, and I'm also looking forward to these sequels to my favorite games, but where's the innovation?
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Makes sense, his usage is hovering 50%.

Still, it's pretty amazing that a game from 11 years ago could do this, when 90% of our current games can't.
The Quake 3 engine (from the same year) games can scale even higher.

There have been some very well threaded games around for over a decade.

There are plenty of sloppy, mostly single threaded games still being released.
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