AMD makes Dual-Core Optimiser available

Posted on Monday, Jul 03 2006 @ 20:42 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Inquirer writes AMD has silently made a piece of software available on its website that should improve gaming performance by bypassing Windows' API in some specific situations.
Intended for all owners of dual-core processors, AMD Dual-Core Optimizer is a piece of software that allegedly improves gaming performance by bypassing Windows' API in some specific situations.

This utility helps that software access the RDTSC instruction directly, in order to correct the Time Stamp Counter on separate cores. It effectively keeps both cores working in parallel and reduces the differing video performance effects, or any other flaws that relate to timing situations in dual-core or upcoming multicore processors.
You can get it over here.


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