Posted on Friday, Nov 03 2006 @ 02:12 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Well those that doubted the virtues of dual-core technology will most likely keep to themselves now, after seeing what not only the Conroe can do but also the new Kentsfield, the evidence is overwhelming. Of course applications, namely games that do not require more than two processor threads such as those tested here today, are no faster on the Core 2 Extreme QX6700 than they are on the Core 2 Duo E6700 or Extreme X6800 for example. That said, they are no slower on the Core 2 Extreme QX6700 either, as the games will still make full use of two cores.
Read on over at Legion Hardware