Benchmark Results: Productivity
Adobe Photoshop loves the X7200’s super-fast desktop processor, while that same processor prefers a desktop motherboard.
What has become a predictable performance pattern remains perfectly clear in 3ds Max.
Fast processors, high memory bandwidth, and quick hard drives have little effect on AVG.
7-Zip appears well-optimized for six-core processors, while WinRAR does not. Clock speed makes an equally dramatic impact on both compression technologies.
but seriously, the 480m is just a small 450
at most rates it is still fairly close to a desktop in price also