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    Default Does an AMD quad benefit much from L3 cache?

    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...ache,2416.html

    Would appear that it does but not by much!
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    nearly 20% in some cases, but nothing in others? i think this is more of a case of software not yet taking full advantage of the hardware available.

    given the choice i would rather have it and not need it than need it later and not have it.

    good read that tho, and interesting too.
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    I was gonna use words to very similar effect...

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