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Hyper thread is also of no benefit for gaming.It sure adds a kick for multi threaded stuff though.
Edited by djsi38t - 2/25/11 at 8:15pm
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post #12 of 22
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Hyper thread is also of no benefit for gaming.It sure adds a kick for multi threaded stuff though.
That's not true, it helps when I'm loading Black Ops maps.

Other than that, yeah I agree.
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post #13 of 22
no...its not. its nice to have...but not worth it for gaming.
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That's not true, it helps when I'm loading Black Ops maps.

Other than that, yeah I agree.
a SSD helps a lot more.
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Not right now, but you future proof your system so you wont need to update for another couple of years.
     
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post #16 of 22
No, you dont need 6 cores gaming
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post #17 of 22
Games may not support it now.... But in 2 years or even this year, who knows how many cores MOST games will begin to support. My advise is buy to future proof (if your budget allows)
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Games may not support it now.... But in 2 years or even this year, who knows how many cores MOST games will begin to support. My advise is buy to future proof (if your budget allows)
In 2 years it will be time for an upgrade so i dont believe in future proof(no such thing). You should get what works for you now and upgrade and sell when the need becomes apparent for your use.
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post #19 of 22
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In 2 years it will be time for an upgrade so i dont believe in future proof(no such thing). You should get what works for you now and upgrade and sell when the need becomes apparent for your use.
Well each to his own, Ive had my rig for 3 or 4 years and it still holds strong.
post #20 of 22
Hell a dual core would be fine right now. I would pick up a nice quad and call it good.
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