Legit Processor Reviews
AMD Athlon II X2 255 Dual Core 3.1GHz Processor Review
|Product:||AMD Athlon II X2 255|
|Date:||Fri, Feb 12, 2010 - 12:00 AM|
|Written By:||Dan Stoltz -|
3DMark Vantage is the new industry standard PC gaming performance benchmark from Futuremark, newly designed for Windows Vista and DirectX10. It includes two new graphics tests, two new CPU tests, several new feature tests, and support for the latest hardware. 3DMark Vantage is based on a completely new rendering engine, developed specifically to take full advantage of DirectX10, the new graphics API from Microsoft.
Performance settings were used, so a 1280x1024 resolution was used.
Benchmark Results: 3DMark Vantage results were not great when compared to all the quad core processors, though they were not horrible, either. It was somewhat expected since the CPU tests rely on multiple cores and threads to perform the calculations. Being limited to 2 cores, we took a hit in performance.
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Page 1 - AMD Athlon II X2 255 CPU
Page 2 - The Test System
Page 3 - Sandra 2010 Memory Bandwidth
Page 4 - PCMark Vantage
Page 5 - 3DMark Vantage
Page 6 - POV-Ray
Page 7 - Photodex Proshow 4.0
Page 8 - Cinebench 10
Page 9 - World in Conflict
Page 10 - Colin McRae: DiRT 2
Page 11 - Overclocking the AMD Athlon II X2 255
Page 12 - Power Consumption
Page 13 - Final Thoughts and Conclusion