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Old July 16, 2012, 10:28 PM
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There's only a handful of games out there that actually make use of more than 2 cores, and hardly anyone plays those games. Linus did an episode for some of the popular games with CPU cores. Basically, anything above 2 threads (yes, even 1 core with hyperthreading) has no significant impact on gaming performance. It's all within margin of error.

Yes more threads are not very useful (in most games).. But a newer core will be better than an old one.. and also the extra bandwidth allows the gpu to open up..

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depending on the game depends on the difference but there is a difference..
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