Quad core @2.1 ghz (with turbo boost 2.4) or dual 3.0 for gaming?

catchme247

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Quad core @2.1 ghz (with turbo boost 2.4) or dual core 3.0 for gaming? what is the difference?
Some people say
Quad because its 4coresx 2.1= 8.4 ghz
while
Dual is only 2x 3.0 ghz = 6.0 ghz
Is that how this works? Please help!
Thnks in advance!