Legit Processor Reviews
AMD Quad FX System Review with FX-74 Processors
|Product:||AMD Quad FX Platform|
|Date:||Wed, Nov 29, 2006 - 12:00 AM|
|Written By:||Nathan Kirsch -|
3DMark06 includes an array of 3D graphics, CPU and 3D feature tests for overall performance measurement of current and future PC gaming systems. With this broader design approach, 3DMark06 has become the benchmark of choice for all PCs with top-of-the-line graphics hardware and CPUs. 3DMark06 is the first product from Futuremark using the AGEIA PhysX software physics library in two very complex, game-like threaded CPU tests conceived to measure properly performances of single processor, multi-core and multiple processor systems in next generation of games. In addition to using real-time physics, both CPU tests also employ multi-threaded artificial intelligence algorithms. By combining the results of the two CPU tests and four graphics tests, 3DMark06 enables users to get a 3DMark score which reflects the overall gaming performance of their PC.
With both processors at stock speeds we were happy to see both processors and platforms hitting over 13,000 for the overall 3D mark score. These GeForce 8800GTX's can take every CPU MHz you can give them.
In the CPU test the Intel QX6700 was able to best the Quad FX platform by nearly 600 points.
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Page 1 - AMD 4x4 Gains Traction Against Kentsfield
Page 2 - Up Close Look - FX-74
Page 3 - The Test System
Page 4 - Sisoft; Sandra 2007
Page 5 - POV-Ray 3.7 Beta 13a
Page 6 - POV-Ray Real-Time Raytracing
Page 7 - ScienceMark 2.0
Page 8 - CineBench 9.5
Page 9 - WinRar v3.61
Page 10 - 3dmark2006
Page 11 - Comanche 4 and Quake 4
Page 12 - F.E.A.R.
Page 13 - Sony Vegas & Valve Particle Systems Benchmark
Page 14 - Mega-Tasking Benchmarking
Page 15 - Power Consumption
Page 16 - Overclocking The AMD FX-74 CPU
Page 17 - Final Thoughts and Conclusions