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Compare Phenom II X4 Quad-core 955 3.2GHz Processor, Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.80GHz Processor (2.8GHz - 1333MHz FSB - Retail), Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz Processor (3GHz - 1333MHz FSB), Phenom II X4 945 Quad-core 4 Core 3 GHz Processor - Socket AM3 PGA-941 - 1 x Retail Pack (2 MB - 6 MB Cache - Yes - 45 nm - 95 W - 159.8°F 71°C - 1.4 V DC), Phenom II X3 Tri-core 720 2.8GHz Processor

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Phenom II X4 Quad-core 955 3.2GHz Processor
Phenom II X4 Quad-core 955 3.2GHz Processor
Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.80GHz Processor (2.8GHz - 1333MHz FSB - Retail)
Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.80GHz Processor (2.8GHz - 1333MHz FSB - Retail)
$255.08
Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz Processor (3GHz - 1333MHz FSB)
Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz Processor (3GHz - 1333MHz FSB)
$75.74
Phenom II X4 945 Quad-core 4 Core 3 GHz Processor - Socket AM3 PGA-941 - 1 x Retail Pack (2 MB - 6 MB Cache - Yes - 45 nm - 95 W - 159.8°F 71°C - 1.4 V DC)
Phenom II X4 945 Quad-core 4 Core 3 GHz Processor - Socket AM3 PGA-941 - 1 x Retail Pack (2 MB - 6 MB Cache - Yes - 45 nm - 95 W - 159.8°F 71°C - 1.4 V DC)
Phenom II X3 Tri-core 720 2.8GHz Processor
Phenom II X3 Tri-core 720 2.8GHz Processor
Benchmarks Scores Results Results Results Results Results
Mainconcept Reference 1.6.1
Video Transcoding: MPEG-2 to H.264/AVC
(FullHD Video)
Score in Time [seconds]Go
124.00 143.00 250.00 134.00 183.00
Far Cry 2 1.0.1
1280x800
(Medium settings, HDR off)
Score in FPSGo
88.80 95.00 80.30 88.30 82.60
PCMark Vantage
PCMark Suite

Score in ScoreGo
6797.00 6910.00 5864.00 6664.00 6216.00
Adobe Photoshop CS 4
Image Processing
(Applying 6 filters to a 69 MB TIF image)
Score in Time [seconds]Go
176.00 133.00 241.00 187.00 262.00
Left 4 Dead 1.0.0.5
1280x800
(Medium settings)
Score in FPSGo
148.00 142.30 129.80 139.20 132.50
3DMark Vantage 1.0.2
Overall Score

Score in ScoreGo
11397.00 11376.00 11364.00 11357.00 11314.00
3DS Max 2009
Image Rendering (1920x1280)

Score in Time [seconds]Go
189.00 212.00 337.00 219.00 316.00
SiSoftware Sandra 2009 SP3 Processor Arithmetic
MFLOPS

Score in ScoreGo
36.52 38.44 20.40 35.16 24.61
iTunes 8.1.0.52
Audio Transcoding
(wav to aac)
Score in Time [seconds]Go
139.00 107.00 101.00 149.00 160.00
3DMark Vantage 1.0.2 CPU
CPU Score

Score in ScoreGo
36362.00 36309.00 31343.00 35088.00 31909.00
DivX 6.8.3
Video Transcoding: MPEG-2 to AVI
(Insane Quality)
Score in Time [seconds]Go
115.00 120.00 119.00 121.00 132.00
SiSoftware Sandra 2009 SP3 Cryptography
AES256 Encryption

Score in MB/secGo
483.00 483.00 255.00 425.00 286.00
Performance Index
50% Time Based Scores, 25% Games
(12.5 % PC Mark Suite, 12.5 3DMark CPU )
Score in ScoreGo
1046.17 986.70 755.00 961.99 792.40
Lame 3.98
Audio Encoding: wav to mp3
(160 Kbit/s)
Score in Time [seconds]Go
192.00 172.00 163.00 205.00 220.00
WinZIP 12 (8252)
File Compression (4096 KB dictionary)
(maximum compression)
Score in Time [seconds]Go
321.00 295.00 278.00 338.00 359.00
SiSoftware Sandra 2009 SP3
Memory Bandwidth

Score in GB/secGo
13.00 7.22 7.30 13.00 12.57
Adobe Acrobat 9 Professional
PDF Document Creation

Score in Time [seconds]Go
114.00 102.00 97.00 123.00 129.00
GTA IV 1.0.3
1280x1024
(Medium settings, Vsync off)
Score in FPSGo
61.10 58.40 45.80 60.30 51.90
PCMark Vantage RAM
Memories Suite

Score in ScoreGo
5593.00 5968.00 4698.00 5261.00 4879.00
SiSoftware Sandra 2009 SP3 Processor Arithmetic
ALU Performance
(Dhrystone)
Score in ScoreGo
47.50 50.50 26.90 45.47 32.00
Adobe Premiere Pro CS4
1440x1080 Video Editing

Score in Time [seconds]Go
142.00 161.00 278.00 159.00 242.00
3DMark Vantage 1.0.2 GPU
GPU Score

Score in ScoreGo
9274.00 9258.00 9356.00 9268.00 9311.00
AVG Anti-Virus 8.5.287
Scanning ZIP and RAR archives for viruses
(Virus Base 270.12.16/2094)
Score in Time [seconds]Go
235.00 236.00 404.00 237.00 321.00
SiSoftware Sandra 2009 SP3 Cryptography
Encryption Score

Score in MB/secGo
536.00 524.00 278.00 489.00 337.00
Fritz 11
Chess game
(multi-threaded)
Score in ScoreGo
7796.00 8085.00 4348.00 7388.00 5243.00
WinRAR 3.9 x64 Beta1
File Compression (multi-threaded)
(maximum compression)
Score in Time [seconds]Go
89.00 75.00 94.00 91.00 105.00
XviD 1.2.1
Video Transcoding: MPEG-2 to AVI

Score in Time [seconds]Go
162.00 163.00 167.00 169.00 184.00
SiSoftware Sandra 2009 SP3 Cryptography
SHA256 Encryption

Score in MB/secGo
590.00 565.00 301.00 554.00 388.00