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AMD's Dual Core Athlon 64 X2 Strikes Hard

Multi-Tasking Benchmark Results

This is what we did in the background before launching our primary applications, Doom 3 or 3DS Max 7. With a single-threaded application (WinRAR) and a multi-threaded application (Lame 3.97.1), the system is already quite busy.

Process priorities can be altered within the task manager. This can be useful to run tasks specifically in the background.

  • thomasxstewart
    At time overpriced & people just wern't sure, after conroe & pricing problems of collaspe nature, by end of 2006 this was well established TOP End procesor.
    Coming to full fruitation by Summer '7.Yet, AM2 socket has been improved with on board main support(DDR3 & higher speed DDR2) of next level in AM2+, as well as AM3.
    Signed:PHYSICIAN THOMAS STEWART VON DRASHEK M.D.
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  • vexun11
    I remember thinkin' I was so bad having my amd x2 5600+ overclocked to 3.1 lol
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