Posted 09 March 2007 - 03:29 PM
Dual-cores don't work that way. A dual-core processor can't do one task twice as fast, but it can do two things at once. So the only help you'll have of your second core is that it can do background tasks, like managing the anti-virus and firewall, and leave the first core to completely focus on the game.
The exception is multi-threading, a complicated programming technique which basically involves splitting one task up into several smaller tasks, but it has to be done deliberately by the programmer who made the game.
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