Is 4 Cores Still Enough?

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AMD and Intel are trying super hard to get you to buy an 8+ core CPU, but if you’re still rocking a quad-core is it worth upgrading?

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CHAPTERS
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0:00 – Intro
0:49 – Glasswire
1:10 – Test setup
1:40 – Quad Cores getting dominated
2:13 – But life isn’t just Cinebench
3:30 – Gaming Benchmarks
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5:00 – But life isn’t just gaming
6:45 – Why overbuilding can be good
7:26 – The i7-4770K looks tasty at $100
8:35 – Ting Mobile
9:25 – Outro