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Intel's Core 2 Quadro Kentsfield: Four Cores on a Rampage

Test Setup Table

System Hardware
AMD Platform AM2Asus M2N32-SLI Deluxe, Rev.1.03GNVIDIA nForce5, BIOS : 0504 (06/14/2006)
Intel Platform S775Asus P5W DH Deluxe, Rev. 1.02GIntel 975X (C0), Bios : 0065 (06/16/2006)
RAM I (Intel)2x 1024 MB DDR2-800 (CL 4.0-4-4-8)Corsair CM2X1024-6400C4 XMS6404v1.1
RAM II (AMD)2x 1024 MB DDR2-800 (CL 4.0-4-4-8 1T)Corsair CM2X1024-6400C3 XMS6403v1.1
Hard Drive I (read)1x 170 GB 10.000 rpm, 16 MB cache, SATAIIWestern Digital WD1500ADFD
Hard Drive II (write)1x 170 GB 10.000 rpm, 16 MB cache, SATAIIWestern Digital WD1500ADFD
DVD-ROMGigabyte 16X IDE DVD-ROM
Graphics CardGigabyte GV-RX19X512VB-RHATI X19800XTX - 512 MB
Sound CardTerratec Aureon 7.1 Space
Power SupplyPC Power and Cooling Turbo-Cool 510, ATX 2.01, 510 Watt
System Software and Drivers
OSWindows XP Professional 5.10.2600, Service Pack 2
DirectX Version9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
Platform Drivers AMDnForce Driver 9.34 BETA
Platform Drivers Intel8.0.1.1002 (06/06/2006)
Graphics DriverATI Catalyst 6.5 (8.252-060503a-032464C-ATI)
AMD Platform AM2ASUS A8N32-SLI Deluxe (Socket 939), Rev. 1.01NVIDIA nForce4 SLI X16, BIOS 8060
Intel PlatformAsus P5WD2-E Premium (Socket 775), Rev. 1.01GIntel 975X, BIOS 0304
Intel Platform IIIntel D975XBX (Socket 775), Rev. AAIntel 975X, BIOS BX97510J.86A.0807.2006.0314.1158
RAM IInfineon HYS64T64000GU-3.7-A2x 512 MB DDR2-667 (333 MHz, CL 4.0-4-4-8)
RAM IIGEIL GLX1 GB3200DC2x 512 MB DDR-400 (200 MHz, CL 2.0-2-2-5, 1T)
Hard Drive I (read)Western Digital WD160160 GB, 7,200 rpm, 8 MB Cache, SATA150
Hard Drive II (write)Western Digital WD160160 GB, 7,200 rpm, 8 MB Cache, SATA150
DVD-ROMGigabyte GO-D1600C (16x)
Graphics CardGigabyte GV-NX78X256V-B (PCI Express)GeForce 7800GTX (430 MHz), 256 MB GDDR3 (600 MHz)
Sound CardTerratec Aureon 7.1 Space (PCI)96.00 kHz sample rate
AMD NetworkingMarvell 88E8053 PCI-Express Gb controller
Intel NetworkingMarvell 88E8001 PCI-Express Gb controller
Power SupplyPC Power and Cooling Turbo-Cool 510, ATX 2.01, 510 Watt

Benchmark Settings

Benchmarks and Settings
3D-Games
Call of Duty 2Version : 1.03Video Mode : 1024x768Antialiasing : offShadows : notimedemo demo2
Quake 4Version : 1.2 (Dual-Core Patch)Video Mode : 1024x768Video Quality : defaultTHG Timedemo waste.maptimedemo demo8.demo 1 (1 = load textures)
Unreal Tournament 2004Version : 3369UMark : 2.0.0Bots : 16 / High Performance / 1280 x 1024Demo : AS-Junkyard
Serious Sam 2Version : 2.070Demo : Greendale1024x768HDR Rendering : offRenderer : Direct3DFiltering mode : noneAntialiasing mode : none
Audio
iTunes 6Version : 6.0.4.2Audio CD "Terminator II SE", 53 minConvert wav to aac
Lame MP3Version 3.97 Beta 2 (12-22-2005)Audio CD "Terminator II SE", 53 minwave to mp3160 kbps
OGGVersion 1.1.2 (Intel P4 MOD)Version 1.1.2 (Intel AMD MOD)Audio CD "Terminator II SE", 53 minwave to oggQuality : 5
WMAVersion : 9.1 Advanced AudioAudio CD "Terminator II SE", 53 min128 kbps
Video
Pinnacle Studio 10.5 PlatinumVersion : 10.5.2.2826from : 352x288 MPEG-2 41 MBto : 720x576 MPEG-2 95 MBEncoding and Transition Rendering to MPEG-2-FileFile Type : MPEG-2Preset : DVD CompatibleAudio : no
TMPEG 3.0 ExpressVersion : 3.0.4.24 (no Audio)fist 5 Minutes DVD Terminator 2 SE (704x576) 16:9Multithreading by rendering
DivX 6.2Version : 6.2.2 (4 Logical CPUs)Profile : High Definition Profile1-pass, 3000 kb/sEncoding mode : Insane QualityEnhanced multithreadingno Audio
XviD 1.1.0Version : 1.1.0 Beta 3Target qantizer : 1.00
Clone DVD 2Version : 2.8.9.9DVD "Terminator II SE" (English version)Transcoding from DVD-9 to DVD-4.7Audio : DTSSubtitle : no
Mainconcept H.264 EncoderVersion : 2.0MainConcept H.264/AVC Codec24 sec HDTV 1920x1080 mpeg2mpeg2 to H.264
Adobe Premiere Pro 2.0Windows Media Encoder 9.1 APVersion : 2.0NTSC MPEG2-HDTV 1920x1080 (24 sec)Import : Mainconcept NTSC HDTV 1080iExport : Adobe Media EncoderWindows Media Video 9 Advanced ProfileEncoding Passes : oneBitrate Mode : ConstantFrame : 1290x1080Frame Rate : 29.97Maximum Bitrate [kbps] : 2000Image Quality : 50.00Audio : no
Windows Media EncoderVersion : 9.00.00.2980Windows Media Video 9.1 Advanced Profile720x480 AVI to WMV320x240 (29.97 fps)282 kbps streaming
Applications
AVG Anti-Virus 7.1Version : 7.1.394 (Program)Virus base : 268.8.0/353(3.85 GB, 14.007 Files, 1.177 Folders)
WinrarVersion 3.60 BETA 4 (Dual-Core)(303 MB, 47 Files, 2 Folders)Compression = BestDictionary = 4096 kB
Autodesk 3D Studio MaxVersion : 8.0Characters "Dragon_Charater_rig"rendering HTDV 1920x1080
Adobe Photoshop CS 2Version : 9.0.1VT-Runtime ScriptRendering from 5 Pictures (66 MB, 7 Filters)
Adobe Photoshop CS 2Image ProcessorVersion : 9.0.1convert 150 Photos from 9 Mpixel to 0.8 Mpixel100 Images (3488 x 2616) 9 Mpixel to(1024x786) 0.8 MpixelScripts\Image ProcessorQuality : 5Resize to Fit (W:1024 H:768)
Adobe Acrobat 7 ProfessionalVersion : 7.0.8
Microsoft Office Word 2003Version : 11.6568.6568 SP2Adobe PDF-Maker950 pages Word file to PDFEncryption Level : High (128-bit RC4)Conversion Settings : High Quality Print
Microsoft Office Powerpoint 2003Version : 11.6564.6568 SP2Adobe PDF-Maker200 pages Powerpoint file to PDFEncryption Level : High (128-bit RC4)Conversion Settings : High Quality Print
Multitasking
Multitasking IAdobe Photoshop CS 2 - Image ProcessorWinrar
Multitasking IIAdobe Acrobat 7 Professional - PDF-MakerAVG Anti-Virus (3.85 GB, 14.007 Files, 1.177 Folders)
Synthetics
3DMark06Version : 1.021280x1024 - 32 bitGraphics and CPU Default Benchmark
PCMark05 ProVersion : 1.1.0CPU and Memory TestsWindows Media Player 10.00.00.3646Windows Media Encoder 9.00.00.2980
SiSoftware Sandra 2007Version 2007.5.10.98CPU Test = CPU Arithmetic / MultimediaMemory Test = Bandwidth BenchmarkMemory Latency Test = ns