Archive for the ‘Quad Core’ Category

8 Cores Supported In Unreal Engine 3

May 17, 2007

Bring on Unreal Tournament 3!

“Are you from the future? Got an 8-core CPU? The Unreal Engine 3 has you covered, says Tim Sweeney:

AMD’s new quad-core technology should provide a great performance boost for today’s high-end PC games,” said Tim Sweeney, founder of Epic Games Inc. “Our Unreal Engine 3 game technology can take advantage of four and even eight processor cores, improving performance by accelerating physics and AI calculations, and increasing the realism of the game environments our artists can build. Upcoming games like Unreal Tournament 3 will truly fly on these new CPUs.”

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Barcelona Quad-Core Hands On

May 10, 2007

“Ian McNaughton showed off both systems encoding a 1080P trailer of Spiderman 3 to an H.264 format. On the dual quad-core Barcelona machine the encoding nearly ran real time. Extremely impressive.”

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