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 -|
Photodex Proshow 4.0
ProShow Gold allows the user to combine photos, videos and music to create spectacular slide shows. The software provides the capability to share memories with friends and family on DVD, PC and the Web. ProShow Gold brings still photos to life by adding motion effects like pan, zoom, and rotate. The user can also add captions to a photo or video and choose from over 280 transition effects.
The workload we are using takes a 2.94GB .avi file from my mini DV cam and converts it to mpeg2, wide screen DVD quality. The file is a total length of 14 minutes and 37 seconds.
Benchmark Results: The results aren't the strongest showing that the Athlon II X2 255 has had, though it is an improvement over the Athlon II 240. Photodex Proshow 4.0 is able to utilize multiple threads and being limited to the two threads of a dual core processor hurt the completion time of the project.
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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