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Benchmarks And Settings

The table provides an overview of the benchmarks used, and their associated settings.

Benchmarks and Settings
Video
Pinnacle Studio 10 PlusVersion: 10.1.2.2150from: 352x288 MPEG-2 41 MBto: 720x576 MPEG-2 95 MBEncoding and Transition Rendering to MPEG-2/DVDno Audio
TMPGEnc 3.0 XpressVersion: 3.0.4.24 (no Audio)182 MB VOB MPEG2-source (704x576) 16:9
DivX 6.1Version: 6.1 (4 Logical CPUs)Profile: High Definition ProfileMultipass, 3000 kbit/sEncoding mode: Insane Quality
Windows Media EncoderVersion: 9.00.00.2980Windows Media Video 9 Advanced Profile720x480 AVI to WMV (426 MB)320x240 (29.97 fps)282 kbps streaming
Applications
AVG Anti-Virus 7.1Version: 7.1.0.352 (File)Version: 7.1.362 (Program)(3.85 GB, 14.007 Files, 1.177 Folders)
ABBYY FineReaderVersion: 8.0.0.714 Pro Part#4591convert PDF to DOC950 pages Book "War and Peace" PDF-Version
Adobe Photoshop CS 2Version: 9.0VT-Runtime ScriptRendering from 5 Pictures (66 MB, 7 Filters)
Autodesk 3D Studio MaxVersion: 8.0Modell "Stadium"6 Frames HTDV 1920 x 1080
Applications (Multitasking)
Multitasking IWinrar (181 MB, 23 Files, 1 Folder)Lame (10:41 Minutes)
Multitasking IIWinrar (181 MB, 23 Files, 1 Folder)Lame 3.97 Beta 2Ogg (10:41 Minutes)WMV (720x480, 32 Sec)
Multitasking IIIFinereader (50 Pages PDF-Book)AVG Anti-Virus (3.85 GB, 14.007 Files, 1.177 Folders)
Mobile Mark 2005DVD playback 2005InterVideo WinDVD 6.0Wireless browsing 2005Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0
Mobile Mark 2005Office productivity 2002SEAdobe Photoshop 6.0.1Netscape Communicator 6.0.1Macromedia Flash 5.0Microsoft Word 2002Microsoft Excel 2002Microsoft PowerPoint 2002Microsoft Outlook 2002McAfee VirusScan 5.13WinZip 8.0
Mobile Mark 2005Reader 2002SENetscape Communicator 6.01
Sysmark 2004 SEInternet Content CreationAdobe After Effects 5.5Adobe Photoshop 7.01Adobe Premiere 6.5Discreet 3ds max 5.1Macromedia Dreamweaver MXMacromedia Flash MXMicrosoft Windows Media Encoder 9 SeriesMcAfee VirusScan 7.0WinZip 8.1
Sysmark 2004 SEOffice ProductivityAdobe Acrobat 5.0.5Microsoft Access 2002 SP-2Microsoft Excel 2002 SP-2Microsoft Outlook 2002 SP-2Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 SP-2Microsoft Word 2002 SP-2Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1ScanSoft Dragon NaturallySpeaking 6 PreferredMcAfee VirusScan 7.0WinZip 8.1
Synthetic
SiSoftware Sandra 2005Version 2005.7.10.60 SR2CPU Test = MultiMedia / CPU ArithmeticMemory Test = Bandwidth Benchmark