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  • Re: What, if any, software utilizes Intel quad cores?

    [quote user="jtm55"] Hi All, If video editing is something that you'll be doing a lot of then the Q6600 is the Processor you'll want to get, as Video editing programs will utilize all 4 cores. [/quote] I have decided to go with the "Q" ...I haven't heard anything or read anything bad about it and the price is getting
    Posted to Intel Processors (Forum) by ChicagoJack on Thu, Jan 17 2008
  • Re: What, if any, software utilizes Intel quad cores?

    [quote user="2point"] Here is the kicker.. . E6750 = $189 2.66g, 1333mhz >>> Overclocks like a champ to an easy 3.2-3.4 to over 3.6 if you know what you are doing.. . This processor is almost like a declocked E6850. E6850 = $280 3g, 13333mhz >>> I haven't researched what this processor a ton but on Newegg.com it looks
    Posted to Intel Processors (Forum) by ChicagoJack on Thu, Jan 17 2008
  • Re: What, if any, software utilizes Intel quad cores?

    [quote user="Der Meister"] as stated above go for it, but to answer your question 3d Applications and video rendering software use multi cores. But I bet you Techie friend didn't tell you can can tell programs to pun on each core, so say you wanted to game and listen to music and do something else you can go into the task manager and tell
    Posted to Intel Processors (Forum) by ChicagoJack on Tue, Jan 8 2008
  • Re: What, if any, software utilizes Intel quad cores?

    [quote user="Endersothergame"] [quote user="recoveringknowitall"] Due to the price of the Q6600, I'd say... why not! Games will not benefit from the additional cores though and aren't likely to any time soon... at least not to a profound degree IMO! Multithreaded gaming is in it's infancy at this point and has alot of
    Posted to Intel Processors (Forum) by ChicagoJack on Tue, Jan 8 2008
  • What, if any, software utilizes Intel quad cores?

    I am in the process of building a new system and was in a deep discussion about the Intel Q6600 when a techie friend of a friend piped in and said that it is a total waste to go for the Q6600 because there is almost no software that utilizes more than 2 cores. He said that 2 cores will go completely unused. Is this true? Almost everything I have read
    Posted to Intel Processors (Forum) by ChicagoJack on Tue, Jan 8 2008
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