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Audio And Application Benchmarks

Does Intel's Dual-Core Atom Improve Efficiency?
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Audio Benchmarks


Since iTunes isn’t thread optimized, it doesn’t benefit from the Atom 330’s additional core.

Something similar happened with the Lame MP3 encoder: it doesn’t scale on the dual core.

Application Benchmarks


Cinebench graphics rendering performance almost doubles on the Atom 230 dual core.

WinRAR shows a nice performance increase when compressing files with WinRAR. The increase is still small, though.

WinZIP is not thread optimized, hence is takes the same time to process our workload.

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