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Old 01-28-11, 08:25 AM   #1
Intel17
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Default Fourth core makes a difference?

Hey, all. So, I know that a lot of people say that most games are only 2-3 threaded, but the other day I unlocked my friend's Athlon X3 445 into a 3.1GHz quad core. He came up to me today and said, "hey, did you overclock my PC or something? Games are a LOT smoother now!"

So do games really not make use of 4 threads? (Also he's running a GTX 460 768mb @ 1366 x 768 resolution)
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