Can a Minecraft server use two cores? I saw a pretty cheap serve with dual(2) xeon E5472 quad cores at 3.0ghz. Are these processors even good for servers? Two of these had a benchmark at 9.5k, even above i7-2600k.
Neither a minecraft server nor regular minecraft can use any more than one core, which is why i would recommend for a server a higher quality single core processor. If you do get a multi-core processor, the other cores are completely useless unless you make it a non-dedicated machine.
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