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Intel Skulltrail 3: 8 vs 4 Core Performance

Intel Skulltrail - Benchmarks And Analysis

Benchmarks - Skulltrail 1.6% Slower

We compared the performance of the dual-socket Skulltrail system to that of a Core 2 Extreme QX9770 at the same speed and a Core 2 Extreme QX9650, which runs 200 MHz slower Compare Prices on Core 2 Extreme QX9650. All three CPUs are Penryns with completely identical features and functionality.

Skulltrail 2x Extreme QX9775
GamesQX9770QX9650
Warhammer Mark of Chaos-45.1%-38.3%
Supreme Commander-24.3%-22.0%
Unreal Tournament 2004-15.9%-10.1%
Serious Sam 2-13.0%-11.0%
Quake 4-13.0%-6.7%
Prey-7.0%-5.5%
Audio
iTunes-4.8%4.8%
Lame-6.0%0.0%
Video
Pinnacle Studio 11 Plus-6.3%-2.5%
Xvid-20.5%-15.4%
DivX-13.0%-9.1%
Mainconcept H.264 Encoder26.3%34.2%
Adobe Premiere Pro 2.09.0%15.3%
Clone DVD 2-0.8%3.8%
AVG Antivirus-6.3%-1.6%
WinRAR-0.8%3.4%
Adobe Photoshop CS3-3.2%6.5%
PowerPoint to PDF2.0%2.9%
3D Rendering
3D-Studio Max 950.0%59.1%
Cinema 4D Release 1061.2%70.1%
Total:-1.6%3.9%

This table shows the performance difference between the dual-socket QX9775 CPUs and the single-socket QX970 and QX9650 processors.

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