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Benchmarks and Settings
OpenGL
Quake III Team Arena Version 1.32
1280x1024 - 32 bit
Timedemo1 / demo thg3
"custom timedemo"
Graphics detail = High Quality
Quake 4 Version: 1.0.5 Beta (Dual-Core Patch)
Video Mode: 1280x1024
timedemo demo4.demo 1 (load textures)
DirectX
F.E.A.R Version: 1.0 Retail
Video Mode: 1280x920
Computer: High
Graphics Card: High
Options/Performance/Test settings
Call of Duty 2 Version: 1.0
Video Mode: 1280x1024
timedemo testdemo03
3DMark05 Version 1.2.0
1024 x 786 - 32 bit
Graphics and CPU Default Benchmark
Video
Mainconcept MPEG Encoder Version: 1.5.1
1.2 GB DV to MPEG II
(720x576, Audio) converting
Pinnacle Studio 10 Plus Version: 10.1.2.2150
from: 352x288 MPEG-2 41 MB
to: 720x576 MPEG-2 95 MB
Encoding and Transition Rendering to MPEG-2/DVD
no Audio
TMPEG 3.0 Express Version: 3.0.4.24 (no Audio)
182 MB VOB MPEG2-source (704x576) 16:9
DivX 6.1 Version: 6.1 (4 Logical CPUs)
Profile: High Definition Profile
Multipass, 3000 kbit/s
Encoding mode: Insane Quality
XviD 1.1.0 Version: 1.1.0 Beta 2
Encoding type: Two pass - Single pass
Profile @ Level: DXN HT PAL
Target size: 570000 kB
Windows Media Encoder Version: 9.00.00.2980
Windows Media Video 9 Advanced Profile
720x480 AVI to WMV
320x240 (29.97 fps)
282 kbps streaming
Clone DVD Version: 2.8.5.1
DVD-9 Terminator II SE
Convert DVD-9 to DVD-4.7
Audio
Lame MP3 Version 3.97 Beta 2 (11-29-2005)
Audio CD "Terminator II SE", 74 min
wave to mp3
160 kbps
OGG Version 1.1.2 (Intel P4 MOD)
Version 1.1.2 (Intel AMD MOD)
Audio CD "Terminator II SE", 74 min
wave to ogg
Quality: 5
Applications
AVG Anti-Virus 7.1 Version: 7.1.0.352 (File)
Version: 7.1.362 (Program)
(3.85 GB, 14.007 Files, 1.177 Folders)
WinRAR Version 3.51
(303 MB, 47 Files, 2 Folders)
Compression = Best
Dictionary = 4096 kB
Autodesk 3D Studio Max Version: 8.0
Characters "Dragon_Charater_rig"
HTDV 1920 x 1080
ABBYY FineReader Version: 8.0.0.714 Pro Part#4591
convert PDF to DOC
950 pages PDF-Book "War and Peace"
Adobe Premiere Pro 1.5 HDTV Version: 1.5
Mainconcept MPEG Pro 1.5 HD Version: 1.5
Windows Media Video 9 Advanced Profile
10 sec MPEG2-HDTV 1920 x 1080 (66 MB) to
WMV-9 1080i 24p
Adobe Photoshop CS 2 Version: 9.0
VT-Runtime Script
Rendering from 5 Pictures (66 MB, 7 Filters)
Applications (Multitasking)
Multitasking I WinRAR (181 MB, 23 Files, 1 Folder)
Lame (10:41 Minutes)
Multitasking II WinRAR (181 MB, 23 Files, 1 Folder)
Lame 3.97 Beta 2
Ogg (10:41 Minutes)
WMV (720x480, 32 Sec)
Multitasking III Finereader (150 Pages PDF-Book)
AVG Anti-Virus (3.85 GB, 14.007 Files, 1.177 Folders)
Synthetics
PCMark05 Pro Version: 1.0.1
CPU and Memory Tests
SiSoftware Sandra 2005 Version 2005.7.10.60 SR2
CPU Test = MultiMedia / CPU Arithmetic
Memory Test = Bandwidth Benchmark
Other
Windows Media Player 10 Version: 10.00.00.36.46

Thread Optimization

The following list shows the benchmarks we used and whether a particular benchmark supports dual cores (this stands for thread optimization).

Benchmarks/Software CPU Support
Quake III Team Arena Single-Core
F.E.A.R Dual-Core
Quake 4 Dual-Core
Call of Duty 2 Single-Core
Video
Mainconcept MPEG Encoder Dual-Core
Pinnacle Studio 10 Plus Dual-Core
TMPEG 3.0 Express Dual-Core
DivX 6.1 Pro Dual-Core
XviD 1.1.0 BETA 2 Dual-Core
Windows Media Encoder Dual-Core
Premiere Pro 1.5 Dual-Core
Audio
Lame (MP3) Single-Core
OGG (MP3) Single-Core
Applications
AVG Anti-Virus 7.1 Single-Core
Winrar 3.51 Single-Core
3D Studio Max 8 Dual-Core
ABBYY FineReader 8.0 Pro Single-Core
Adobe Photoshop CS 2 Dual-Core
Applications (Multitasking)
Multitasking I Dual-Core
Multitasking II Dual-Core
Multitasking III Dual-Core
Synthetic
PCMark05 Pro Dual-Core
SiSoftware Sandra 2005 Dual-Core
3DMark05 Dual-Core
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