The reappearance of Lame MP3 came after our previous notebook reviews. However, we can still see that Intel's Core i7-990X completes our movie soundtrack transcode around four seconds faster than the Core i7-980X in iTunes. Both apps are single-threaded, demonstrating similar scaling properties.
Our iPad-format tests were also started after we’d already returned the Core i7-980X systems to their builders. While graphics overhead could impact these benchmarks, it’s too low in 2D mode to yield noticeable differences.
HandBrake and MainConcept continue to show negligible differences in non-graphics performance that might have been attributed to a change in graphics cards.
- Flagship Mobile Graphics Go Head-To-Head
- From High-End Desktop To Elite Notebook
- Installing New Mobile Graphics Cards
- Test Settings And Benchmarks
- Benchmark Results: Crysis
- Benchmark Results: F1 2010
- Benchmark Results: Just Cause 2
- Benchmark Results: S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call Of Pripyat
- Benchmark Results: Audio And Video Encoding
- Benchmark Results: Productivity
- Power Consumption And Battery Life
- Radeon HD 6990M Or GeForce GTX 580M?