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Old 08-15-2006, 05:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 939 dual core vs single core

heres my spec

asus a8n-sli premium

xfx 6800 gt video card (2)

2 mb ram

my questions is this should I get dual processor or single processor

some newegg reviewers had bad things to say about dual core for gaming

yes it will be a gaming rig

and I have never oc anything and dont intend too

power supply is antex 550w

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Old 08-15-2006, 08:02 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Right now games run better on single, but I'd get dual core if I were you for the future. Games will be designed for dual core soon.



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Old 08-15-2006, 03:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 08-15-2006, 06:44 PM   #4 (permalink)
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yes, dual core, they got alil more kick to the ghz than a single core
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ya i love my dual core good for gaming.

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Old 08-15-2006, 10:22 PM   #6 (permalink)
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mines awsome for games, but thats not the only thing i do with my pc. the only downside is my X2 4400+ gets the same game proformance rating as my old 64 3700+. And theres a huge price difference......o well.

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