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Compare Core i7 Quad-core i7-950 3.06GHz Processor (3.06GHz - 4.8GT/s QPI - 1MB L2 - 8MB L3 - Socket B LGA-1366), AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition (Deneb 4c), Phenom II X4 Quad-core 955 3.2GHz Processor

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Core i7 Quad-core i7-950 3.06GHz Processor (3.06GHz - 4.8GT/s QPI - 1MB L2 - 8MB L3 - Socket B LGA-1366)
Core i7 Quad-core i7-950 3.06GHz Processor (3.06GHz - 4.8GT/s QPI - 1MB L2 - 8MB L3 - Socket B LGA-1366)
$326.01
AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition (Deneb 4c)
Phenom II X4 Quad-core 955 3.2GHz Processor
Phenom II X4 Quad-core 955 3.2GHz Processor
Benchmarks Scores Results Results Results
ALU Performance: SiSoftware Sandra 2010 Pro (ALU)
ALU Performance
(Dhrystone GIPS)
Score in ScoreGo
94.00 58.38 51.60
Video Transcode: Mainconcept Reference v2.0 (MPEG-2 to H.264/AVC)
Video Transcoding: MPEG-2 to H.264/AVC
(FullHD Video)
Score in Time [mm:ss]Go
69.00 85.00 91.00
Gaming: Left 4 Dead 2
1680x1050
(Medium settings)
Score in FPSGo
212.30 208.30 195.00
3DMark Vantage GPU Performance
GPU Score

Score in ScoreGo
14694.00 14497.00 14248.00
Encryption: SiSoftware Sandra 2010 Pro (Overall)
Encryption Score

Score in MB/sGo
706.00 622.00 572.00
Image Processing: Adobe Photoshop CS 5
Image Processing
(Applying 6 filters to a 69 MB TIF image)
Score in Time [mm:ss]Go
107.00 151.00 163.00
Power Consumption: System/CPU Peak
using Prime 95
(Power Requirement [Watts])
Score in WattsGo
0.00 200.00 201.00
Logic: Fritz Chess
Chess game
(multi-threaded)
Score in ScoreGo
11659.00 8950.00 8222.00
Encryption: SiSoftware Sandra 2010 Pro (SHA256)
SHA256 Encryption

Score in MB/sGo
837.00 685.00 628.00
Video Editing: Adobe Premiere Pro CS5
Encoding Video to H.264 Blu-ray 720p
(Video runtime 2min 21s)
Score in Time [mm:ss]Go
257.00 378.00 408.00
Video Transcode: Handbrake (MPEG-2 to H.264)
Video Transcoding: MPEG-2 to H.264
((High Profile))
Score in Time [mm:ss]Go
149.00 185.00 200.00
Archiving: WinRAR 3.92 x64
File Compression (multi-threaded)
(Medium compression)
Score in Time [mm:ss]Go
75.00 89.00 95.00
PCMark Vantage Overall Result
PCMark Suite

Score in ScoreGo
9834.00 8320.00 7595.00
Cinebench 11.5 (Multi-threaded)
multi-threaded

Score in ptsGo
5.49 4.35 4.03
Audio Encoding: Lame 3.98.3 (wav to mp3 Audio)
Audio Encoding: wav to mp3
(160 Kbit/s)
Score in Time [mm:ss]Go
109.00 121.00 131.00
Gaming: Left 4 Dead
1680x1050, 1.0.0.5
(Medium settings)
Score in FPSGo
178.80 170.70 160.50
3DMark Vantage Overall Performance
Overall Score 1.0.2

Score in ScoreGo
15682.00 13995.00 13527.00
Raw Performance: SiSoftware Sandra 2010 Pro (GFLOPS)
GFLOPS

Score in ScoreGo
67.44 43.00 39.40
PDF Creation: Adobe Acrobat 9 Professional
PDF Document Creation

Score in Time [mm:ss]Go
85.00 97.00 103.00
Power Consumption: System Idle
Power measured at the plug
(Power Requirement [Watts])
Score in WattsGo
0.00 77.00 78.00
3DMark Vantage High
Overall Score 1.0.2

Score in ScoreGo
19642.00 12678.00 11743.00
Encryption: SiSoftware Sandra 2010 Pro (AES256)
AES256 Encryption

Score in MB/sGo
576.00 559.00 516.00
Video Editing: Adobe After Effects CS5
Rendering 3 Streams into 1
(210 Frames)
Score in Time [mm:ss]Go
80.00 92.00 100.00
Image Rendering: 3DS Max 2010
Image Rendering (1440x1080)
(Space Flyby Mentalray)
Score in Time [mm:ss]Go
211.00 240.00 255.00
Archiving: 7-Zip 0.91 Beta
File Compression (multi-threaded)
(LZMA2 Medium Compression)
Score in Time [mm:ss]Go
47.00 67.00 71.00
Memory Bandwitdh: SiSoftware Sandra 2010 Pro (Mem)
Memory Bandwidth

Score in GB/sGo
19.00 13.37 13.63
Cinebench 11.5 (Single-threaded)
single-threaded

Score in ptsGo
1.15 1.10 1.03
Audio Encoding: iTunes 9.0.3.15 (wav to aac Audio)
Audio Transcoding
(wav to aac)
Score in Time [mm:ss]Go
81.00 85.00 93.00
Archiving: WinZIP 14
File Compression
(Compression: Best Method)
Score in Time [mm:ss]Go
240.00 240.00 261.00
PCMark Vantage Memory Test
Memories Suite

Score in ScoreGo
7774.00 7083.00 6967.00