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Setup For Low Level Benchmarks

System Hardware
Processors 2x Intel Xeon Processor (Nocona core)
3.6 GHz, FSB800, 1 MB L2 Cache
Platform Asus NCL-DS (Socket 604)
Intel E7520 chipset, BIOS 1005
RAM Corsair CM72DD512AR-400 (DDR2-400 ECC, reg.)
2x 512 MB, CL3-3-3-10 timings
System Hard Drive Western Digital Caviar WD1200JB
120 GB, 7,200 RPM, 8 MB cache, UltraATA/100
Mass Storage Controller(s) Intel 82801EB UltraATA/100 Controller (ICH5)
Silicon Image Sil3124, PCI-X
Network Controller Broadcom BCM5721 On-Board Gigabit Ethernet NIC
Graphics Card On-Board graphics
ATI RageXL, 8 MB
Benchmarks
Performance Measurements c’t h2benchw 3.6
I/O Performance IOMeter 2003.05.10
Fileserver Benchmark
Webserver Benchmark
Database Benchmark
Workstation Benchmark
Software and Drivers
Operating System Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition, Service Pack 1
Platform Drivers Intel Chipset Installation Utility 7.0.0.1025
Graphics Driver Default Windows Graphics Driver
Setup For SYSmark2004 SE

System Hardware
Processor Intel Core 2 Extreme X6800 (Conroe 65 nm, 2.93 GHz, 4 MB L2 Cache)
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-965P-DQ6 2.0
Chipset : Intel 965P, BIOS : F9
Common Hardware
RAM 2x 1024 MB DDR2-1111 (CL 4.0-4-4-12)
Corsair CM2X1024-8888C4D XMS6403v1.1
Graphics Card HIS X1900XTX IceQ3
GPU : ATI Radeon X1900XTX (650 MHz)
RAM : 512 MB GDDR3 (1550 MHz)
Hard Drive I 150 GB, 10,000 RPM, 8 MB Cache, SATA/150
Western Digital WD1500ADFD
Hard Drive II 400 GB, 7,200 RPM, 16 MB Cache, SATA/300
Western Digital WD4000KD
DVD-ROM Gigabyte GO-D1600C (16x)
Software
ATI Drivers Catalyst Suite 7.1
Intel Chipset Drivers Software Installation Utility 8.1.1.1010
Intel RAID Drivers Matrix Storage Manager 6.2.1.1002
DirectX Version : 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
Operating System Windows XP, Build 2600 SP2
Benchmarks and Settings
SYSmark Version 2004 Second Edition
Official Run
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