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LOL Chips designed for gaming dont be silly. That would be suicide a chip specifically designed for gaming only. Wont happen. Certain chips are better for games, But you wont see one just for gaming, in that it takes a massive performance hit elsewhere.
AMD wont be producing a chip to rape the Core Duo at least well into 2007 they have only just released there dual core chips.
Depends really what you want to use it for although most games nowadays are designde to use Dual Cores to the fullest...Dual cores are alot better at Multi Tasking ie since there two cores the tasks can all be split making the load on each core lighter where as with a single core everythings on one core meaning that your PC will strugle to run multiple programes at once...Hope that helped you
AMD are already in development of there next CPU. Intels new CPU is only the same as when AMD released the A64 in the first place intel was still using the P4 architecture for its dual cores for a while only recently the Core 2 Duo's have come on the market i've had my AMD dual core for nearly a year now.
And to answer the original question.
In single threaded apps yours will be faster however when running more than 1 program at once say when your sat playing a fairly intensive game such as doom3 etc if your virus scanner pops up on yours the game will be unplayable o the dualcore it will make next to no noticeable difference.
If the game is designed to make full use of the dual core he effectively has a 4.4ghz cpu so yes it will be quicker up to around 90% faster on things designed specifically for it. Otherwise no yours will be quicker.
But after having dualcore for a year now i could not go back to a single core.
dual core is old news, AMD are bringing out Revision F ina couple of months to combat INtel on the server market and both are pretty much even now, AMD had the lead when Intel was dragging its feet but now they have caught up.