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Old 07-03-2007, 09:13 PM   #11 (permalink)
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That game doesn't peak my interest so I can only say what I have read elsewhere and I believe it will.

When I said I personally will wait until more games utilize the quadcore technology or atleast make some headway I was thinking more along the lines of 100+ games as opposed to less than 5 (just a guess and by no means fact). IMHO 1 game having the ability to use the quadcore isn't worth $90 extra. Just depends on your personal preference and what your willing to spend.
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I thought bioshock, alan wake, and crysis all had multicore support.... all three of those games look awesome. so 3 titles? haha

Geez, I've never changed my mind so many times in my life... I was going to get the e6850, then changed my mind to q6600, then changed to e6750, then thought of future proof and just decided with the q6600.

I saw some charts on the e6750 and it uses MORE power than the q6600 under full load AND when idle... which shocked me... and hence I decided to go with q6600 (fyi, i was worried about the cpu consuming too much power).

EDIT: hm. I shouldn't say the CPU itself consumes more power, the computers tested had same specs except for the CPU's. So the computer in general, with different CPU's, e6750 system eats more watts!!
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That game doesn't peak my interest so I can only say what I have read elsewhere and I believe it will.

IMHO 1 game having the ability to use the quadcore isn't worth $90 extra. Just depends on your personal preference and what your willing to spend.
apparently you havent seen all the Crysis trailers...
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Apparently I have seen them and I am still not interested in the game. Just because many people here rave about it doesn't mean eveyone has to like it.
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People forget that future Half-life 2 episodes will have multi core support. How couldn't anyone be interested in those?
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People forget that future Half-life 2 episodes will have multi core support. How couldn't anyone be interested in those?
The engines not really demanding thought...even with enhancements ( except HDR ). Heck my friend with a p4 2.4 ghz and a geforce 4200 plays HL2!
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The game gets more demanding as episodes get released. From what I've seen from episode two and its draw distances... it probably will be a lot more demanding. It has destructable environments, even houses. So while it wouldn't be necessary to have a multi core cpu, I can see it helping with future hl2 episodes.
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