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Benchmark Results: Multitasking

Six New Phenom II And Athlon II CPUs From AMD

In order to test multitasking capabilities, we run the Crysis benchmark during a WinRAR archive operation. Here are the results:

We can see that multitasking hits dual-core CPUs the hardest, as we would expect, But the Phenom II X4 and X6 models lose a surprising amount of traction compared to their quad-core Intel counterparts. In the case of the Phenom II X6 1075T, we expect that the extra CPU load is preventing Turbo CORE from engaging.

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