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post #11 of 19
Lots of games use more than 4, but do the benchmarks show increase in fps?

The only game I know that does is Lost Planet 2. It will show a large incrrease with 6 threads.
post #12 of 19
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Originally Posted by t3lancer2006 View Post
Civilization 5 uses more than 4 cores.
Links please?
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I'm more confused from reading this thread than I was initially before opening it.
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post #14 of 19
For all intents and purposes, the information is close enough. BC2 plays like crap on a dual core but on a quad it shines.

Disable your cores and take a look, it wants more cores, not clock speed.
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Games are very coarse in terms of granularity. No games multithread particularly well, but most games "USE" multiple cores to an extent which is apparently enough for people to buy hexcore CPUs and shout "ITS USING ALL 6 CORES CHECK IT OUT"
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Links please?
Just one of many if you google link
post #17 of 19
I think the misinformation is saying that NO games currently support more than 4 threads.

Obviously there are a few that do. So just say: MOST games do not support more than 4 threads.
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I would love to expressly know which games supposedly use more than four threads specifically. Unless I have my terminology / understanding wrong, in which case shoot me.
    
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I'm more confused from reading this thread than I was initially before opening it.
Agreed. I'm just going to go play actual games instead of debate about whether they use cores.
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