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SC2 runs on single cores :/

It was made to run on older boards and isn't really a good example. Supreme commander I think takes more CPU power once you get into bigger battles.
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Supreme commander with a few hundred unit's = Good luck :/
    
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Originally Posted by Yoko Littner View Post
Supreme commander with a few hundred unit's = Good luck :/
If you get a program called core maximizer you can do a few 1000 unit battles
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All games make use of a faster CPU...
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Does gta take advantage of overclocking your cpu? I'm bout to reinstall that game if it does. Anyone know? I'm not even a huge gta fan cuz I always never beat the game. I dont think I beat any of them...
GTAIV is very cpu hungry.
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post #16 of 21
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Originally Posted by PhilWrir View Post
All games make use of a faster CPU...
Yes. But only a few of them use a lot of the CPU's processing power.

One big game that comes to mind is SC2 even though it uses only a few cores, overclocking your CPU helps greatly
    
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All games make use of a faster CPU...
Doesn't really feel like it in some games. I noticed like no changes in Batman Arkham Asylum from 3.4ghz to 4.2ghz... Maybe I get 1 or 2 more frames but thats not worth the extra heat.
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post #18 of 21
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One big game that comes to mind is SC2 even though it uses only a few cores, overclocking your CPU helps greatly
Game still runs fine on dual cores, probably the worst example you can find
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post #19 of 21
I was running SC 2 at max details on an old E6600 OCed to 3.2Ghz

There was virtually no lag in single player but I did notice huge frame drops in multiplayer.
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Game still runs fine on dual cores, probably the worst example you can find
Not a bad example for me. A lot of games out there still run on 2 cores.
    
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