AMD Phenom II X4 940 Processor Review

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wPrime and SuperPi

Here I tested sheer computational power with wPrime and Super Pi. These tests are as synthetic as it gets but are quite important to the overclocking community. SuperPi is a single-threaded application that calculates Pi to a certain number of digits while wPrime calculates the square-root of a number and splits the workload amongst all available cores.

AMD Phenom II X4 940 Review

AMD Phenom II X4 940 Review

In wPrime it looks like Core i7 struggles with the single-thread results with Phenom scoring decisive victories in the single-threaded instances while Core i7 pulls through in SMP. Super Pi isn’t even a contest as it has favored Intel processors since Core Duo.

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