Unreal Tournament 3 supports eight-core processors

Posted on Saturday, May 19 2007 @ 05:33 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
In a press release from AMD about their Phenom processors, Tim Sweeney from Epic Games said that games based on their Unreal Engine 3 will have support for four and even eight-core processors:
AMD's new quad-core technology should provide a great performance boost for today's high-end PC games," said Tim Sweeney, founder of Epic Games Inc. "Our Unreal Engine 3 game technology can take advantage of four and even eight processor cores, improving performance by accelerating physics and AI calculations, and increasing the realism of the game environments our artists can build. Upcoming games like Unreal Tournament 3 will truly fly on these new CPUs.

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