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AOpen Releases Core Duo To The Desktop

Test Setup

System Hardware
Socket 775 ProcessorIntel Pentium Extreme Edition 9553.46 GHz, FSB1066, 2x 2 MB L2 Cache (Presler Double Core)
Socket 479 ProcessorIntel Core Duo T26002.16 GHz, FSB667, 2x Shared L2 Cache (Yonah Dual Core)
Socket 775 MotherboardIntel D975XBX975X Chipset
Socket 479 MotherboardAOpen i975Xa-YDG975X Chipset
RAMCorsair CM2X512-8000UL2x 512 MB DDR2-1000 (running CL4-4-4-12 at DDR2-667 speed)
Hard DriveHitachi DeskStar 7K500500 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB Cache, Serial ATA/300
DVD-ROMGigabyte GO-D1600C (16x)
Graphics CardPowerColor X1900XTATI Radeon X1900XT (625 MHz), 256 MB GDDR3 (725 MHz DDR)
Power SupplyOCZ Modstream 520 W
System Software & Drivers
OSWindows XP Professional 5.10.2600, Service Pack 2
DirectX Version9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
Platform DriverIntel Chipset Installation Utility 7.2.2.1006
Graphics DriverATI Catalyst Control Center Package 6.2

We used Intel’s 975X desktop motherboard for comparison.Benchmarks And Settings

Benchmarks and Settings
Video
DivX 6.1 Video EncodingVersion : 6.1 (4 Logical CPUs)Profile : High Definition ProfileMultipass, 3000 kbit/sEncoding mode : Insane Quality
Windows Media EncoderVersion : 9.00.00.2980Windows Media Video 9 Advanced Profile720x480 AVI to WMV320x240 (29.97 fps)282 kbps streaming
Applications
Autodesk 3D Studio MaxVersion : 8.0Characters "Dragon_Charater_rig"HTDV 1920 x 1080
Adobe Photoshop CS 2Version : 9.0VT-Runtime ScriptRendering from 5 Pictures (66 MB, 7 Filters)
Synthetic Benchmarks
PCMark05 ProVersion : 1.0.1CPU and Memory Tests