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Dual Core Notebook CPUs Explored

Test Systems

Platform
AMD Platform Socket S1Acer Ferrari 1004WTMI NotebookATI Radeon Xpress 1150
Intel Platform Socket 479Gigabyte GA-8I945GMMFY-RH, Rev. 1.0Intel 945GM, Bios : F2
RAM
RAM I (Intel)Crucial Ballistix CM128M6416U27AD2F-3V2 x 1024 MB DDR2-667 (CL 5.0-5-5-15, 2T)
RAM II (AMD)Corsair Value Select VS1GSDS667D22 x 1024 MB DDR2-667 (CL 5.0-5-5-15, 2T)
Hard Drive
Hard DriveWestern Digital WD1500ADFD1 x 150 GB, 10,000 RPM, 16 MB cache, SATA/150
DVD-ROM
DVD-ROM IntelTEAC DV-W50D IDE ATA100
DVD-ROM AMDAcer EOSD-0MP IEEE1394SATA150
Graphics
Graphics IntelATI X600 - 128 MB
Graphics AMDATI Radeon Xpress 1150 - 128 MB
Sound
Sound Card IntelRealtek ALC 880
Sound Card AMDRealtek ALC 883
PSU
Power Supply Unit (Intel)Enermax EG565P-VEATX 2.01, 535 Watt
Software & Drivers
OSWindows XP Professional 5.10.2600, Service Pack 2
DirectX Version9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
Platform Drivers AMDXP Driver 2.0
Platform Drivers IntelINF-Treiber 8.1.1.1010
Graphics Driver IntelATI Catalyst 7.1
Graphics Driver AMDATI 8.253.1-060518a1-0337