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Intel P45: The New Chipset Lacks Progress

Audio/Video Benchmarks

Audio Benchmarks

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It’s not possible to find real performance benefits of a 1600 MHz bus and P45 or X48 for iTunes, as the results are too close to each other.

intel p45 chipset

The processing time for transcoding WAV audio to MP3 varied quite a bit, so it wasn’t possible to find a performance advantage of the P45’s 1600 MHz setting over P35’s 1333 MHz.

Video Benchmarks

intel p45 chipset

intel p45 chipset

intel p45 chipset

intel p45 chipset

We could not find real benefits in the video processing or transcoding benchmarks.