AOpen Releases Core Duo To The Desktop

Test Setup

System Hardware
Socket 775 Processor Intel Pentium Extreme Edition 955
3.46 GHz, FSB1066, 2x 2 MB L2 Cache (Presler Double Core)
Socket 479 Processor Intel Core Duo T2600
2.16 GHz, FSB667, 2x Shared L2 Cache (Yonah Dual Core)
Socket 775 Motherboard Intel D975XBX
975X Chipset
Socket 479 Motherboard AOpen i975Xa-YDG
975X Chipset
RAM Corsair CM2X512-8000UL
2x 512 MB DDR2-1000 (running CL4-4-4-12 at DDR2-667 speed)
Hard Drive Hitachi DeskStar 7K500
500 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB Cache, Serial ATA/300
DVD-ROM Gigabyte GO-D1600C (16x)
Graphics Card PowerColor X1900XT
ATI Radeon X1900XT (625 MHz), 256 MB GDDR3 (725 MHz DDR)
Power Supply OCZ Modstream 520 W
System Software & Drivers
OS Windows XP Professional 5.10.2600, Service Pack 2
DirectX Version 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
Platform Driver Intel Chipset Installation Utility
Graphics Driver ATI Catalyst Control Center Package 6.2

We used Intel’s 975X desktop motherboard for comparison. Benchmarks And Settings

Benchmarks and Settings
DivX 6.1 Video Encoding Version : 6.1 (4 Logical CPUs)
Profile : High Definition Profile
Multipass, 3000 kbit/s
Encoding mode : Insane Quality
Windows Media Encoder Version :
Windows Media Video 9 Advanced Profile
720x480 AVI to WMV
320x240 (29.97 fps)
282 kbps streaming
Autodesk 3D Studio Max Version : 8.0
Characters "Dragon_Charater_rig"
HTDV 1920 x 1080
Adobe Photoshop CS 2 Version : 9.0
VT-Runtime Script
Rendering from 5 Pictures (66 MB, 7 Filters)
Synthetic Benchmarks
PCMark05 Pro Version : 1.0.1
CPU and Memory Tests
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