Benchmark Results: Applications
Our 3.8 GHz overclocking improves the six-core’s performance quite a bit, allowing it to easily overtake the much more expensive Intel processors.
PDF creation from a massive PowerPoint presentation doesn’t benefit that much from overclocking.
Cinebench’s single-thread workload proves that the AMD cores are capable of competing with Intel.
Once we switch to the multi-threaded version, Phenom II X6 can take advantage of all six cores. The Intel Gulftown-based Core i7-980X remains superior.