Socket T Arrives & Comes With A Plethora Of Goodie

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Game Testing:

NovaLogic; Comanche 4:

The Comanche 4 benchmark demo is a unique benchmark as it represents a real-world gaming experience. It contains the single player Eagle’s Talon mission from the game as well as a detailed cinematic. This DirectX 8.1 benchmark demo measures your system’s performance in the standard frames per second format. We ran our benchmark at 640 x 480.

Results: The Intel Prescott processor family proved to be slower than 3.4GHz Northwood and the AMD Athlon 64 3800+ when used for Comanche 4.

Epic Games; Unreal Tournament 2003:

Using the full installation of Unreal Tournament 2003 along with the newest patch gives us a very nice real world benchmark! We also used [H]ardOCP’s UT2003 Benchmarking utility version 2.1. A resolution of 640×480 was tested in Direct3D on the built-in [H] CPU test.

Epic Games; Unreal Tournament 2004:

Using the full installation of Unreal Tournament 2004 with patch

3236 gives us a benchmark based on one of the most popular first person shooters on the market today! We used a custom demo to test the CPU performance.

Results: In both UT2003 and UT 2004 the AMD Athlon 64 powered past the Intel CPU’s and took the win. On both versions of UT the Intel 560 came in second place.

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Activision; Call Of Duty:

Using the full installation of Call of Duty along with the newest patch gives us a very nice real world benchmark! We also used a custom demo for our testing at 640×480.

Results: Looks like the same result as we saw on UT2003 and UT2004! AMD’s 3800+ in the lead and the Intel 560 following behind!

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