> > Some newer games are beginning to really take advantage
> > of quad core CPUs (and higher core counts) so in those cases, having a dual core
> > Pentium G3258 is going to hurt you.
> I've noticed a lot of recent games really seem to need a quad core tho. I recently
> had to repair an old system so threw a 1050 Ti in there. While games can render most
> scenes at 60fps on max detail with no problems they also frequently pause and stall
> when you move about while the game does actual CPU dependent tasks like AI and
> resource management. This doesn't happen on a quad core machine of similar age. Not a
> RAM problem either fwiw.
> So just be aware, dual core is only going to get you so far with PC gaming, no matter
> how well it overclocks.
Yep. That's exactly what I said at the end of my post (quoted above).
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