AOpen Releases Core Duo To The Desktop

Test Setup

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System Hardware
Socket 775 ProcessorIntel Pentium Extreme Edition 9553.46 GHz, FSB1066, 2x 2 MB L2 Cache (Presler Double Core)
Socket 479 ProcessorIntel Core Duo T26002.16 GHz, FSB667, 2x Shared L2 Cache (Yonah Dual Core)
Socket 775 MotherboardIntel D975XBX975X Chipset
Socket 479 MotherboardAOpen i975Xa-YDG975X Chipset
RAMCorsair CM2X512-8000UL2x 512 MB DDR2-1000 (running CL4-4-4-12 at DDR2-667 speed)
Hard DriveHitachi DeskStar 7K500500 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB Cache, Serial ATA/300
DVD-ROMGigabyte GO-D1600C (16x)
Graphics CardPowerColor X1900XTATI Radeon X1900XT (625 MHz), 256 MB GDDR3 (725 MHz DDR)
Power SupplyOCZ Modstream 520 W
System Software & Drivers
OSWindows XP Professional 5.10.2600, Service Pack 2
DirectX Version9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
Platform DriverIntel Chipset Installation Utility
Graphics DriverATI Catalyst Control Center Package 6.2

We used Intel’s 975X desktop motherboard for comparison.Benchmarks And Settings

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Benchmarks and Settings
DivX 6.1 Video EncodingVersion : 6.1 (4 Logical CPUs)Profile : High Definition ProfileMultipass, 3000 kbit/sEncoding mode : Insane Quality
Windows Media EncoderVersion : Media Video 9 Advanced Profile720x480 AVI to WMV320x240 (29.97 fps)282 kbps streaming
Autodesk 3D Studio MaxVersion : 8.0Characters "Dragon_Charater_rig"HTDV 1920 x 1080
Adobe Photoshop CS 2Version : 9.0VT-Runtime ScriptRendering from 5 Pictures (66 MB, 7 Filters)
Synthetic Benchmarks
PCMark05 ProVersion : 1.0.1CPU and Memory Tests