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  1. #1
    Oct 2002
    Miami, FL

    Dual core or fast single for graphic work?

    Friend of mine wants to get into designing stuff and plans on using some powerful graphics software and I'm wondering which would be a better choice for a cpu. He's going to get a 7800GT vid card and tons of ram but the cpu question is a mystery. Thanks.
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  2. #2
    Oct 2003
    Edmonton, Alberta

    Re: Dual core or fast single for graphic work?

    With Vista coming out I would go with the Dual Processor. In the near future most of the better software will be written to take advantage of the dual processors.
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  3. #3
    Oct 2005

    Re: Dual core or fast single for graphic work?

    Yep dual core - either the Opty 165, X2-4400....or if you can afford it the FX-60.

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