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Old 01-16-2011, 08:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys, Im going to upgrade to a new pc soon (when guildwars2 comes out) however I was thinking of going for a high frequency quad core instead of a six core system because they game probably wont be coded for a six core system. I take it this will be the case with most other games too. Wont this make it pretty much pointless to buy a six core system? Since two of those cores will just be sitter there?

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4 fast cores will perform as well or better than 6 slower cores.
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