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 -|
Sisoft; Sandra 2007
Sisoft; Sandra 2007:
SiSoftware, founded in 1995, is one of the leading providers of computer analysis, diagnostic and benchmarking software. The flagship product, known as "SANDRA", was launched in 1997 and has become one of the most widely used products in its field. SANDRA is used by almost 400 world-wide IT publications, magazines, review sites to analyze the performance of today?s computers.
Multi-Core Support: As well as SMP (multi-processor) and SMT (multi-threading/Hyper-Threading) support we have added multi-core support for future AMD and Intel CPUs. The benchmarks have been optimized to schedule the optimum number of threads on the optimum (virtual) CPU on both multi-core and Hyper-Threaded computers.
Talk about your sick scores! Those QX6700 scores are just incredible, but guess what the Quad FX system with the FX-74 systems nearly catches up! The Quad FX platform more than doubles the performance of the FX-62 test system that was also used in the performance chart.
Our Memory bandwidth results should be no surprise. Due to the NUMA issue noted on page two the memory results for the Quad FX platform are low, but we expected that.
In Sandra's Multimedia test, we see another huge gulf in the results between the new Core 2 Duo chips and the rest of the pack. The Quad FX platform is by far a step in the right direction and more than doubles the FX-62 platform that used to be the flagship system for AMD.
Next Page - POV-Ray 3.7 Beta 13a
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