Quad Core Apps on Dual Core Rig Tags: CPUs Quad Quad Core Apps Dual Core Overclocking Last response: July 4, 2009 12:30 AM in Overclocking Share zappayowyow July 3, 2009 11:40:56 PM Anyone know if there are any programs/games on the mass market or on the horizon that require a quad core to function well? I know the list of programs which take advantage of quad is slowly growing, but I have not even heard of anything coming down the pipe that will require a quad rather than a duo to perform well. More about : quad core apps dual core rig | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Snowbum July 3, 2009 11:56:36 PM I havent heard of anything..... I think it will be a few years until quads are recommended for gaming | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Overclocking>Quad Core Apps on Dual Core Rig> Related ressources: ForumQuad or Dual Core for Gaming? ForumFirst build - $1500 quad core gaming rig ForumDual core vs Quad core ForumQuad or Dual core ForumQuad Core or Dual Core ForumUpgrade from Dual Core to Core2Quad or I7? ForumThe Dual-Core vs. Quad-Core debate Forumdual core or quad core ? Forumquad core or dual with ddr2 or ddr3? Forumquad core vs dual core for development Forumdual core VS quad core in Real Life ForumDo intell dual and quad core processors support hyper threading?? ForumQuad or Dual Core ? ForumWhat's the difference btwn Intel Dual and Quad Core ? ForumQuad or Dual core processor ForumLimitations/drawbacks of Dual xenon vs Dual Core Quad ForumFixed Voltage ForumCPU temp high, core temps fine ForumThere are no good core/shader/memory OC guides ForumDual Rads More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !