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Muscle-Flexing: 6 Dual CPU Boards

Office Performance: BAPCo Sysmark 2000

A yardstick for office perfrmance in Windows 2000 Pro is the "Sysmark 2000" benchmark suite. This test, however, doesn't have several applications running simultaneously, as is the case with the Ziff-Davis benchmark, for example. As a consequence, any speed increase resulting from using two processors instead of one is minimal. The winner of this race was the Gigabyte GA-6VXDC7, with an improvement in performance of 9 points thanks to the second CPU.